Your child's safety is of highest importance to us. Together with local law enforcement, the
The State of New Jersey enacted a law, effective November 1, 2010, which will require schools to conduct one fire drill per month and one security drill per month. A security drill is defined as "an exercise, other than a fire drill, to practice procedures that respond to emergency situations." The new law requires schools to hold a minimum of two drills annually in each of the following areas: a non-fire evacuation, a bomb threat, a lockdown and an active shooter on the premises.
If you have any questions or concerns about the new security drills, please contact your school principal, Mr. Thorp.
Mr. Thorp will communicate with parents either in advance, or at the conclusion of the drill, via a website posting, or notification through our e-news, in order to assure you that it is only a practice exercise.
Thank you, as always, for your support and partnership as we continue to provide a safe learning environment for the children of the