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Emergency Drills (JGFA)

Building principals shall be responsible for scheduling and conducting emergency drills as required by law and for requiring that students are instructed in the procedures to follow during the emergency drill and in an actual emergency.

Approved: NOVEMBER 18, 1996

JGFA-R

During an actual emergency period with less than one hour of warning time, the district will keep all students under school jurisdiction and supervision. The staff will remain on duty with the students during the emergency period. Parents may come to school and pick up their children. Student shall be released according to board policy for release of students during the school day. (See "Release of a Student During the School Day," JBH)

Each building principal shall develop a written plan for specific emergency drills required by law. The plan shall include specific arrangements for the evacuation of mobility impaired individuals who may need assistance from staff members to safely exit the building.

Each principal shall conduct briefings with the staff concerning the emergency plan.

Each teacher shall explain the plan to students under their jurisdiction prior to a date established by the principal. Within one week thereafter, the building principal shall conduct a surprise drill. Other drills shall be held at times determined by the building principal. However, at least one of the three tornado drills shall be held prior to the tornado season beginning each April.

Building principals shall provide parents with a copy of the emergency plans at the beginning of each school year.

Each emergency drill plan shall be reviewed by the superintendent and filed with the clerk.

Approved: NOVEMBER 18, 1996