Safety for All
To keep our students safe while at school, the Chester County School District holds several types of emergency practice drills throughout the year. These drills—fire, tornado, earthquake, lockdown and others—are done periodically and unannounced so that students and staff may practice our safety procedures.
We ask that parents/guardians talk with their children at home, reminding them that during any type of drill, a student should:
- Stay calm and quiet
- Follow school staff directions
- Not open outside school doors or classroom doors for visitors
A “Schools Connect” telephone call will also be made repeating this message to ensure parents have the opportunity to talk with students about school safety training before the drills take place.
Calls will not be made prior to each drill in order to ensure a realistic gauge of readiness.
As always the Chester County School District is working hard to provide a safe and secure learning environment for each and every student. Please note that during any type of drill, visitors are not allowed into the building and sign-outs are postponed until the drill is complete. Thank you for your help in preparing students for these drills and for encouraging them to take these practice sessions seriously.