the Mosquito...a new kind of bite!Submitted by CptDave on Tue, 03/17/2009 - 06:20
"David MacAnally/Eyewitness News
Lafayette - An Indiana high school is going high tech and high pitch to clear out jammed hallways.
Officials at Lafayette Jefferson High School have installed a box that creates a high-pitched buzz that is aimed at keeping students moving.
"It's been described in a number of ways. I can't hear it," said assistant principal Roger Francis.
That's because the noise from the box has a target audience, students who called the buzzing "really horrid" and "screechy."
"It kind of hurts your ears walking down the hall like, 'What is that?'," said one student.
It's called the "mosquito" - an electric box on the wall over a main hall where Francis says students converge between classes........."