Put concrete barriers between the elementary playground & Hwy 63
  • Petitioned Macon R-I School, Macon, MO

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Macon R-I School, Macon, MO

Put concrete barriers between the elementary playground & Hwy 63

    1. Chandra Grawe
    2. Petition by

      Chandra Grawe

      Macon, MO

A vehicle went through the chain-link fence crashing into the swingset where many children play. If the school put concrete barriers it would lessen the chances of another vehicle coming onto the playground and possibly injuring a child.

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    News

    1. From Jim Rehard

      Chandra Grawe
      Petition Organizer

      We will have to have something in place before school starts - August 24. A permanent solution is unlikely to be in place before school does start; we may need to direct the Elementary children onto the east playgrounds until a satisfactory barrier c

    2. From Mr. Wilt

      Chandra Grawe
      Petition Organizer

      Thanks for your concern and efforts. I have contacted the Northeast District Engineer @ MoDot to see what can be done to put some type of barrier up to keep our kids safe. She is on vacation this week and I plan on talking to her Monday. I have also

    3. GOT A RESPONSE! :D

      Chandra Grawe
      Petition Organizer

      MODOT says I will have an answer Monday as to what they can do. In the meantime I have contacted the Macon R-I Board Members and Mr. Wilt has responded here is what he has to say:

    4. Reached 100 signatures
    5. 48!!

      Chandra Grawe
      Petition Organizer

      Whoop whoop!! almost halfway there!! :D

    6. Reached 25 signatures

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    Reasons for signing

    • Christy Farris MACON, MO
      • about 3 years ago

      My daughter would swing every day! I am so grateful that no child was on the playground. Our most valuable resource are our children and it is our job to ensure that they are safe at all times.

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    • Ilena Proctor MACON, MO
      • about 3 years ago

      my children go to this school and I am always worried about this!!!!

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    • Ruth Raymer MACON, MO
      • about 3 years ago

      Both my kids graduated fm this school and what happened was always in the back of my mind. We don't let kids play that close to hwy's and neither should our school without better protection!

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    • NANCY MILLER PHOENIX, AZ
      • about 3 years ago

      I am the great aunt of two students that attend Macon school. I am Shelly Schaefer's aunt.

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    • Susan Downey MACON, MO
      • about 3 years ago

      I was coming through macon the time it happen and had my 6yr old boy with me. I turnd 2 him thanking God school wasnt in session because he stands there alot during recess. I told him I never wanted 2 see him near that fence and cld care less if he got on them swings ever again either. His eyes were huge seeing that.

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