TTUSD and School SafetY
The safety of all students and all adults on our school In conclusion, please know that all staff and students
property is of the utmost importance. Each of the continue to be trained to handle emergency situations.
TTUSD schools have developed a Safe School Plan as We will continue to test and revine all of our systems
part os SB187(Comprehensive Safe School Planning.) this school year. You may contact your site principal
These Safe School Plans are available for your for information specific to your school site.
viewing. Contact your site's administrator for this "Not my Child!" The truth is that most students do
information. In addition to this, each site has been not involve themselves with drugs, but some do. You,
trained in the National Incident Management System as their parent, are the first line of defense in making
for responding to an emergency. Each site typically sure your child refrains from experimenting or
participates in 10 emergency drills each school year hanging around those who may be using drugs. You
We commonly have the additonal assistance of law are your child's most i mportant role models. They
enforcement and fire services during many of these notice everything you do and they remember what you
drills. The support they've givenus is appreciated. say when it is said often. Here are some things to
What Each Parent Should Know in case of an consider that apply to children, regardless of their age.
Part of preparing our schools is preparing our parents. Make yourself aware of:
Imagine that a chlorine spill occurs in the middle of * Your child's friends and their families.
town and several of our schools are in a "Shelter-in- * Your child's whereabouts.
Place" situation. That means students and staff are * Your child's academic progress in school
within the classrooms with all windows, doors, and air throughout the year.
vents sealed off for added protection. Law * Your child's behavior in school throughout the
enforcement and fire indicate to the district that we year. Be in touch with your child's teacher/school
will be remaining in our situation for up to six hours. counselor on a regular basis.
What you should do: * How your child looks when they leave your home
* Remain calm and listen to local radio stations for and when they return.
information. * Talk with (not at) your children often. Ask who,
* Know that students and staff have prepared for what, when, where.
such a scenario ahead of time. Update Your Child's Emergency Card
* Join your child after the conclusion of the event at We need you to make sure that your child's
the student/parent reunification location. Locations emergency card is accurate. In case of an emergency,
will be announced through our local radio stations. your child will be released only to whomever is listed
* Whomever is picking up your child must be on on that card. Contact your school site for any
your current student emergency card and they questions you may have.
must have picture ID with them.
* Listen to the local radio and TV for information
These are the outlets that will get the most up to
What you should NOT Do:
* Do not call the school! We have limited phone
lines at the school and you could tie t hem up.
* Do not come to the school! We have limited
entrances and exits to each site. You could get in
the way of emergency vehicles that have come to