Alburnett High School – Alburnett, Iowa

scary situation at Alburnett High School has put teachers’ new training to the test. While the situation was only a misunderstanding involving a pellet gun, had this been a live shooter situation, district employees had the training they needed to keep kids safe. “We had one teacher at least that came up to us and said, ‘Thank you for the training. Had I not received the training, I could have done something that would have put us in harm’s way. Instead, we got the training. We got the students out of harm’s way. Thank you for providing the training,'” said Brian Gardner, Linn County Sheriff. “That’s what we’re looking for — to make the students and the staff as safe as possible in one of these situations.” Read more