Japhet School conducts the following emergency drills to be best prepared for an emergency situation. In the event of a real emergency, parents/guardians will be notified as soon as possible. Japhet School has a complete emergency manual that may be viewed upon request.
The Head of School, Kerri Vizena, conducts each drill with support of the administrative staff. Local police or fire department officers often attend our drills. Law requires us to post each scheduled drill after it takes place.
All schools are required to conduct five fire drills. Fire drills that have occurred this school year:
September 23, 9:30 AM
October 8, 11 AM
November 3, 10:45 AM
Two more fire drills are scheduled.
All schools are required to conduct two tornado drills. We also respond to the extreme weather warning siren that is sounded off outdoors by the county every spring. Tornado drills that have occurred this school year:
September 25, 9:45 AM
One more tornado drill is scheduled.
All schools are required to conduct three shelter-in-place (lockdown) or evacuation drills, one of which is a building evacuation to an off-site location. These drills will be posted after they occur. Shelter-in-place drills that have occurred this school year:
September 29, 10:45 AM
One more shelter-in-place drill and one evacuation drill are scheduled.
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