To the editor:
In the May 13 Journal-World article "District to consider emergency notification options," school Superintendent Randy Weseman stated that a system that could notify parents of school closings and various types of emergencies would cost $30,000 with $6,000 in yearly maintenance, and states that this is a bargain.
Whatever happened to calling trees? This is simple, effective, does not rely on electronics, gets the word out immediately and there are no costs involved. This is an option that wasn't discussed in the newspaper article.