Safety and Emergencies

Resources:
Board of Trustees safety presentation, Jan. 10, 2019
School safety town hall and discussion, April 2018
MVWSD safety and emergency plans

Please view the "Let's Talk: Safety" video for a general view of the District’s safety work.

Click here to view the video.

Here are some of the safety efforts underway:

Prevention
Mental health services provided by CHAC and Uplift
Guidance counselors to support students
Project Cornerstone; encourages inclusive and positive interactions between students
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support improves social, emotional and academic outcomes for all students
Restorative Justice to bring students together in peer-mediated small groups to talk, ask questions, and air their grievances
Internet search monitoring for student concerns
District/Site safety committees
Annual building checks for safety concerns

Staff training
Incident Command System
Annual disaster drill
Monthly fire drills
Annual training for emergency radio operators (used during drills)
Run Hide Defend (RHD)- all staff are trained annually on county-wide protocol of RHD

Drills/Exercises
Schools conduct monthly fire drills
Frequent emergency radio testing
Annual disaster exercise held every fall
Run Hide Defend drill will be conducted in early February at both middle schools

Current work
Developing safety assessment teams (SAT) at each site / department
“See Something Say Something” campaign for use of new email and phone number for anonymous safety concern reporting
Exploring emergency notification system



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