Case Study: The Pursuit of Safe Play, Pt. 3

Matt Wagner News

As noted in part 1 and part 2 of our case study series, ensuring that kids are safe while playing on the playground is important for principals and staff members. However, some surface types require more maintenance than others and can ultimately compromise the safety of the play areas. When playground maintenance became a bear for the Lee’s Summit School …

Receiving the John Preston Award for Child Safety

Matt Wagner News

BLUE SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT RECEIVES JOHN PRESTON AWARD FOR CHILD SAFETY Dalton, GA — The National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS) recently issued their annual John Preston Award given to a group or organization that has made a difference in creating S.A.F.E. play areas for children. This year’s award went to the Blue Springs School District in Blue Springs, Missouri. …

Schools try flame retardant playgrounds

Matt Wagner In the News

In The News: Blue Valley Schools Want to Prevent Playground Vandalism Posted by: John Pepitone, FOX 4 News OLATHE, KS — The Blue Valley School District is taking action to try to prevent playground vandalism. The idea comes after several playground fires were intentionally set earlier this summer. A safer surface is being installed on the school’s playground. Blue Valley …