Gateway High School is set to open its doors next year with new technology meant to keep it safe.
Officials celebrated its ribbon-cutting on Wednesday. The school will be home to 1,200 students. It’s designed with student safety in mind.
New technology installed is focused on protection after the shooting at Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas School.
The security starts at an old-fashioned guard gate as the only point of entry where people cannot get in with an ID.
The latest security cameras have visitors in view before they even enter the school.
Lee County designed the school so that if anything happens, teachers, students and staff can stay safe.
That’s good news for Jaeden Browning and Ashley Carcamo-Najera, two ninth-graders set to begin their high school career at the new school next year.
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