The first line of defense for school safety is our students, parents, and community. If you see or hear anything out of the ordinary, please report it to an administrator or use our handy and anonymous system.
In light of the tragic school shootings, we'd like to take a moment to review our efforts towards increased school security: In the last 4 years, we have added/expanded: District Threat Assessment Team Security locks at school doors Safety audits Lockdown drills completed by all schools Training for teachers at the training day before school Emergency Operations Plan which includes active shooter and move secure defend Numbers in all windows Monthly training for administrators at their monthly meeting that they pass on to employees MERT teams (Medical Emergency Response Team) Door Access Controls & Cameras: BHS, BJHS, CHS, CRTC, WP, JVE, DHS, DJHS, DES, RRES, RRHS, OES (Albion & Preschool in process) Updated ID Badges for Staff EPI Pens at all schools AEDs at most schools Added Safe School Alert so people can report threats online anonymously District Wide 2 Way Radio network linking schools and law enforcement Raptor Visitor Identification Program (CHS Pilot Program) Annual Bullying Training for Staff Suicide Training for Staff Threat Assessment, Positive Behavior Intervention, and Prevention Conference training for staff and counselors. **Important to note that our upcoming supplemental levy, March 13th, takes in two categories for extra dollars in the budget: curriculum and SAFETY.
Here's an article that gives more detail of what we are doing for safety: