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Pasco schools buy 2,800 classroom bucket toilets for emergencies




TRINITY — The Seven Spring Middle School eighth graders warily eyed the white plastic bucket.

Is it for carrying cleaning supplies? Moving mulch?

Then they noticed the black plastic seat on top. Their eyebrows raised, their noses crinkled, as it dawned on them that this was a portable toilet, designed for use during emergency lockdowns in classrooms without restrooms.

"It's a terrible idea," Justin Anahory, 14, said, shaking his head. "No. I'm not going to use it."

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(Times photo, Jeffrey S. Solochek)

[Last modified: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 6:07pm]


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