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What is a Shelter in Place?

A shelter-in-place response to an emergency is necessary when a tornado, severe weather; external chemical leak; or other life-threatening emergency threatens the occupants of a building.  When a shelter in place announcement is made, students and staff are immediately cleared from the halls and report to the nearest available classroom or designated shelter area, remaining there until it is safe to release students.

For more information, call the Office of School Climate and Safety at 215-400-4710

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