Hononegah Community School District – Rockton, IL

Hononegah will have fully switched over from Hard Lockdown to ALICE (Alert-Lockdown-Inform-Counter-Evacuate) Emergency Procedures when students are shown an informational video later this month. A date has not been set yet because the video has not been finalized, said Assistant Superintendent Kim Suedbeck. “We don’t want to scare kids,” Suedbeck said. “The reality is we train for a fire that we hope will never happen, but we’re training them to give them the tools they need just in case something happens.” After staff and faculty received full training over the summer on the new ALICE procedures, taking turns responding to possible scenarios, parents were informed on the new procedures during two informational nights last month. Read more