Somers Intermediate

Safety First

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Our first sunny day of the school year afforded us the opportunity to begin practicing our fire drill routine. This morning right after announcements we conducted a silent drill, walking through procedures without any alarms.  At 10:30 the alarms blasted and we did the drill under real-life conditions.  Our staff and students did an extraordinary job!

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We are fortunate that the majority of classrooms have exterior doors.  When practicing for emergencies our building is evacuated very, very quickly!

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Grade levels congregate at a safe distance from the building and well out of the way of any potential emergency vehicles.  Above we see the 3rd Grade gathering on our fields.

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The 5th grade classes meet near our vegetable garden.

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Perhaps a little less glamorous, but equally as safe, our 4th graders wait at the rear of our upper parking lot for the “All’s Clear Signal”

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This entry was written by John Griffiths and published on September 9, 2011 at 9:49 am. It’s filed under Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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