New York R-IV Emergency Tornado Evacuation Procedure

Warning Signal

Tornado Drill - One long continuous ring from the bell.
Teachers will take grade book or class roll sheet with them when evacuating the building.  All grades go out the north door in an orderly fashion and go directly to the storm shelter.
 

Order of Evacuation for TORNADO

1.  Grades K-4 classroom - Proceed directly to the east/west hall outside the office and restroom (north side of the hall).
3.  Grades 5-8 classroom - Proceed directly to the east/west hall and sit along the south wall.
6.  Library/Computer Lab/Music/Art/Special Ed - Proceed directly to the east/west hall and sit along the south and/or north wall.
 


 

General Information

1.  Someone on the staff needs to make certain that the doors between the east-west hall and the cafeteria are closed tightly.

2.  Students should sit with their backs braced against the wall, their head down between their knees, and their arms locked tightly over their head.

*Designated routes will be marked in red and placed in appropriate rooms.