What is a shelter-in-place drill?
What is a lockdown drill?
In a lockdown drill, students
Are there security cameras on campus?
Yes, Foote has a robust system of security cameras that are monitored throughout the school day by our campus security staff.
Does Foote have security guards?
Yes, Foote has three full-time security guards; the number was increased to three for the 2021-2022 school year.
What other security measures do you have in place?
Do you have any resources to facilitate conversations with students about these drills?
General overview of how we do this: what’s a lockdown, what’s a shelter in place
Cameras on campus
Hired an additional security guard
Took a hiatus on drills during Covid; couldn’t put unvaccinated kids into a closet together
With vax rates and guidance from health team, we feel we can safely do this now
Students will be in close proximity for fewer than 15 min
Aléwa Cooper, Head of School
Pam Fortin, Interim Director of Operations
Foote Front Desk