Needles Unified School District

First day of school will be Tuesday, August 13th!

District Offers Condolences for Event in San Bernardino

Advice from the LA County Sheriffs Department has been shared with our district for training purposes. They stress the following:

Active Shooter incidents in many cases are unpredictable and evolve quickly; often there is no pattern or method to the selection of victims by an active shooter, although the odds of being involved in such an event are low, the sudden, catastrophic nature of these attacks requires that individuals, schools, workplaces, and public areas THINK IN ADVANCE ABOUT HOW TO RESPOND.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has created a video, “Surviving an

, to help people answer the question "What would you do?" Active Shooter”

 IF YOU HAVE TO IMMEDIATELY EXIT A LOCATION, HOW CAN YOU DO SO

SAFELY?

 IF YOU CANNOT GET OUTSIDE AND AWAY FROM THE THREAT, HOW CAN

YOU SECURE YOURSELF AND THOSE WITH YOU AGAINST ATTACK?

 IF YOU MUST CONFRONT YOUR ATTACKER, HOW CAN YOU DO IT IN A WAY THAT GIVES YOU THE BEST CHANCE OF SUCCESS?

All staff will be trained on this to ensure that we keep our children and ourselves safe at all times.