Marion City Schools – Marion, OH

Teachers at Harding High School went back to class Thursday with a different perspective. “We need this. We should have had this a long time ago,” business teacher Tola Sanusi said. “We know what to do in a fire drill. But for something that severe, I didn’t know what to do.” Sanusi and more than 600 other staff members at the school underwent ALICE training on Wednesday. The Marion Police Department led six hours of drills with assistance from central Ohio police departments, neighboring sheriff’s offices and area schools. “I think it’s important that we teach our young people to be safe at all times. It’s not just being in school; it’s anywhere you go,” Sanusi said. “We want our children to be prepared for any situation, anytime, anywhere.” Read more