Drilling for safety

High school hosts active shooter training drill


May 23, 2019

Sarah Pridgeon

As the drill comes to an end, the student body returns from a successful evasion of the "shooter".

As Sundance High School's first active shooter drill came to an end on Thursday, almost every student strolled casually back into the building. Even a small group that had made the decision to shelter in place rather than flee was able to successfully avoid harm from the "shooter", though most chose to make a beeline for the other end of campus.

No weapons were involved in the session, arranged by Crook County Sheriff's Office, and the kids were warned ahead of time that they would be asked to put their ALICE training to use. None of the students knew exactly when the drill would begin.


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