Backpacks not allowed at high school sporting events in Lee County
Posted: 1:14 PM, Aug 23, 2019
WFTX Digital Team
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LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- As the high school football season gets under way, a reminder that the Lee County School District has banned backpacks and large bags at school athletic stadiums, gymnasiums, and theaters.
Collier County Schools has a similar rule.
The rule was enacted at the beginning of the 2018-19 school year.
All guests attending an event will be subject to a search.
Prohibited items inside stadiums, gymnasiums and theaters include but are not limited to:
Book bags, backpacks, duffel bags or large purses
Any type of weapon on school property is prohibited
Any item that could be used as a missile
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