50th Edition, News

Vandalism plagues South

By Denebola
Published: February 2011

By Debbie Kraft,
Volume 10
January 18, 1971

As we leave the year 1970 behind us, we also leave eleven thousand dollars worth of theft and vandalism done at Newton South High School.
The vandalism has been widespread and costly, ranging from broken windows to mutilated clocks, phones, and thermostats.
Head custodian Tom Sabetti said that there isn’t really much that can be done to prevent the vandalism.
When kids see it, they rarely report it and there is no way of proving who is causing the damage. The greatest problem is theft. In the last two years bigger equipment including audio visual machines and typewriters have become a problem.
The money used to replace the vandalism comes out of a public building fund which is the taxpayers’ money.

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