Rees has five emergency procedures:
- Bad Weather: Weather related incidents (i.e. tornadoes, hurricanes, severe flooding, etc.)
- Shelter-in-Place: Emergency environmental or weather related situation making it necessary to keep all occupants within the school to protect them from external conditions.
- Evacuation: A crisis that requires staff and students to leave the building for safety. If necessary, everyone will be bused to an alternate location. The location will be listed on the signs posted on the front door of the school.
- Lockdown: Major incident or threat to the school based on an internal or external event.
- Reunification: After disasters, families will need to pick up children from school. This plan is designed for a safe and orderly release.
Staff members have been trained in these procedures to help keep everyone safe. We practice simulated tabletop exercises and campus drills. In the event of an actual emergency, the school doors will be locked. No student will be released until we are informed by emergency/district officials that the situation has resolved and it is safe to open the doors.
Parent information concerning school safety:
- Safety measures are in place to help protect students in our care during the school day.
- Speak with your child about school safety. In addition, discuss a safety plan for home.
- Please make sure to update parent contact information as changes occur.
- In the event of an emergency, please practice patience. Phones will be busy and lines may be long.
- Proper photo IDs will help expedite release of students.
- Students will only be released to persons named on their registration cards.
- Families will be notified via our call-out system, School Messenger, in the event of an actual emergency.