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Lockdown Drill Today

posted Jun 6, 2018, 12:01 PM by Gary Levante   [ updated Jun 10, 2018, 7:05 PM ]
Dear Boyne Families,

Each semester, as part of our Safety Plan, every school in the Halton District School Board conducts 3 fire drills and a lockdown rehearsal. These planned drills and rehearsals are important in ensuring that staff and students are aware of how to appropriately respond in the event of a real emergency. If any deficiencies or problems are noted, then changes are made to the plan. 

Today, we conducted a lockdown rehearsal (drill).

It lasted approximately 20 minutes. During that time, staff and students were in ‘lockdown’ mode (classroom doors locked, lights off, students sitting on the floor). 

As School Principal, I directed staff and students to resume normal school activities once the lockdown rehearsal was complete. These types of training exercises help to ensure that staff, students and police are ready to respond appropriately in the event of a real emergency. 

If you have any questions, please contact Peter Marshall (Principal), Cheryl Collet (Vice-Principal) or Gary Levante (Vice-Principal) at (905) 864-9641.

Thank you for your anticipated understanding.