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Student Safety

Woburn Public Schools employs the Standard Response Protocol (SRP) developed by the I love U Guys Foundation. The SRP is a standard set of vocabulary and actions that can be taken to respond to any emergent situation that would require a unified response from students, staff, and district employees.

SRP Parent Information

Standard Response Protocol

Emergencies: Dial 911
Non-emergencies: (781) 933-1212

Hold

Students are trained to:

  • Clear the hallways and remain in your room until the “All Clear” is announced
  • Do business as usual

    Adults and Staff are trained to:

    • Close and lock the door
    • Account for students and adults
    • Do business as usual

    Secure

    Students are trained to:

    • Return to inside of building
    • Do business as usual

      Adults and Staff are trained to:

      • Bring everyone indoors
      • Lock outside doors
      • Increase situational awareness
      • Account for students and adults
      • Do business as usual

      Lockdown

      Students are trained to:

      • Move away from sight
      • Maintain silence
      • Do not open the door

      Adults and Staff are trained to:

      • Recover students from hallway, if possible
      • Lock classroom door
      • Turn out the lights
      • Move away from sight
      • Maintain silence
      • Do not open the door
      • Prepare to evade or defend

      Evacuate

      Students are trained to:

      • Leave stuff behind
      • If possible, bring their phone
      • Form a single file line

      Adults and Staff are trained to:

      • Bring roll sheet and Go Bag (unless instructed not to take anything with them…dependent on reason for evacuation.)
      • Lead students to Evacuation location
      • Account for students and adults
      • Report injuries or problems using Red Card/Green Card method

      Shelter

      Hazards might include:

      • Tornado
      • Hazmat
      • Earthquake
      • Tsunami

      Safety Strategies might include:

      • Evacuate to shelter area
      • Seal the room
      • Drop, cover and hold
      • Get to high ground

        Students are trained in:

        • Appropriate hazards and safety strategies

        Adults and Staff are trained in:

        • Appropriate hazards and safety strategies
        • Account for students and adults
        • Report injuries or problems using Red Card/Green Card method.

        Parent and Guardian Roles in Emergencies

        Stay Home

        Unless you receive word from district staff, please stay away from the school.

        Stay Informed

        As soon as information is available it will be shared with families.

        Stay Prepared

        Be prepared to receive information and instructions from Woburn Public Schools.

        Safety Situations & Notification Process

        How do I get emergency notifications?

        It’s easy! Verify that the school has your correct contact information. This can be done in Remind!

        Your email must be on file with the school to set up to your Remind account. 

        If your contact information is incorrect, please contact your child’s school secretary to update your information.