3 Things You Didn’t Know About School Custodians

The stereotype of the school janitor with a bucket and mop is way out of step with the reality of modern essential school staff. Regardless of what you may have seen on television, custodians are different than janitors. While both may perform cleaning tasks, janitors may travel from one building to another to clean. 

The custodian, on the other hand, is more like the guardian of a specific school building or building. In fact, the word custodian is derived from the Latin word custodia, meaning “guarding, watching, keeping.” 

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