REMBC and Severe Weather Safety
We are all keenly aware of the tragedies at Columbine High School, Virginia Tech, Newtown CT, and unfortunately other school locations. School Safety Plans, such as our REMBC, will always give detailed attention to potential acts of violence in our schools. But we must realize that what may be the greatest threat to the health and safety of our students is a natural disaster (severe weather, tornado, hurricane, etc).
Enterprise High School, Enterprise, Alabama
This high school, similar in size to our high school, was hit directly by an EF4 tornado on March 1, 2007. Unfortunately there were 8 fatalities.
Severe Weather Safety and the impact of a natural disaster are major componets of our REMBC. As an example, we have in place: