Kenai Peninsula Borough School District – Peninsula Clarion, AK

Training for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s new intruder response procedure has now reached parents and educators. Kenai police Sgt. Jay Sjogren presented on ALICE protocol, which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate, to parents and teachers at the Mountain View Elementary School Site Council meeting Thursday. The program is modeled as a proactive, multi-optional response to active shooter scenarios, Sjogren said. The training will carry a different weight for elementary students, especially incoming kindergartners who will be looking to the adults inside their classroom for direction, Sjogren said. “We all know in this day and age this is the reality,” Sjogren said. “ALICE gives you more tools for your tool belt, a way to come to a resolution and make personal decisions as elementary educators.” Read more