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District-Wide Evacuation Drill set for Wednesday, September 21 starting at 9:00AM.

posted Sep 15, 2016, 6:26 PM by japeeler@jeffersonisd.org   [ updated Sep 27, 2016, 7:57 PM ]
Why Conduct Drills?
Drills enhance safety, which saves lives and protects property. Any emergency plan is only as good as the ability of students, faculty and staff to execute it. When everyone at the campus regularly practices the plan, they are more confident in making decisions to effectively and efficiently manage an emergency. With good training and practice, everyone involved will be better able to respond appropriately to emergency events.
The safety and security of students and staff depends upon knowing what to do when an actual incident occurs. Minutes or even seconds can make a difference in saving lives. Conducting drills strengthens schools by empowering and creating a culture of preparedness. Drills allow administrators, staff and students to better prevent, mitigate, prepare for and recover from a variety of incidents. 

In an effort to make our district as safe as possible, Jefferson ISD will be conducting a district-wide evacuation drill on September 21, 2016 beginning at 9:00am. Please make a note that we will not be available between the time of 9:00am until after 10:00am. Thank you.