School safety: Elk Mound teachers armed with bee spray

By LeAnn R. Ralph

ELK MOUND  — It’s a brilliant strategy, really, because how would you react if someone hit you in the face with a stream of bee spray from 30 feet away?

The bee spray is part of the Elk Mound school district’s active shooter preparedness that is one component of the ALICE training (alert, lockdown, inform, counter and evacuate) that school staff and students participate in several times every year.

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