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By Hilde Kate Lysiak
December 14, 2017
A security drill will be held at the Selinsgrove school district that may include a violent threat situation.
A paper was sent home on December 12, to all students to let there guardians know of a new drill that will act as if there was a terrorism attack , the terrorism drills will be held at 12/19/17, at the Elementary school in the morning, at 12/20/17, in the afternoon, at the high school, at 1/5/18 in the afternoon, at the intermediate school, and at 1/11/18 in the afternoon at the middle school.
“This drill may include, but is not limited to an act of terrorism, armed intruder situation and/or other violent threats. These drills will be held in addition to our regular scheduled fire drills, and natural disaster drills,” read the paper sent home to students by superintendent Chad Chors.
Superintendent Chad Chors told the Orange Street News that the drills are important for school safety.
“Security drills are important as they allow us to practice and review procedures and improve how we respond to various situations,” Chors wrote in an email to the OSN.