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WICHIT: In response to several calls by parents concerned about stepped-up security at Kajonkietsuksa School on Chao Fa West Rd, the Gazette is happy to report that the new measures are purely precautionary – and not in response to any imminent threat to security at the school.

Nunthiya Lohitchan, a teacher at the school, explained that parents arriving to pick up their kids are now being asked to present school ID cards before being allowed drive cars onto the school grounds.

The ID cards have a photo of the student on one side and their parent or legal guardian on the other.

In addition to keeping unauthorized people off the school grounds, the “Expressway Project”, as it is called by the school, is also intended to reduce traffic congestion by allowing parents to pick up their Little Einsteins on a drive-through basis, without having to park.

“It’s totally unrelated to the security situation in the Deep South or rumors about child abduction, in Phuket or elsewhere,” Khru Nunthiya confirmed.

“We put this policy in place for the safety of our students and we think it will increase confidence among their parents,” she added.

 

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