La Crosse Area Schools React to Robocall Threats Statewide

La Crosse Area Schools React to Robocall Threats Statewide

La Crosse Area School District- La Crosse, WI

La Crosse area school districts say they are adequately prepared to respond to a machine generated call known as a robocall affecting school districts statewide. Bangor Middle/High School Principal Don Addington said with technology evolving, the district’s safety plan is constantly being adapted to fit in with today’s threats. “It seems like you’re always coming from behind but you try to be proactive,” he said. “You try to anticipate scenarios but often times as new technologies are used you have to respond accordingly and change things.” The district recently implemented ALICE training, a program that encourages students and staff to evaluate the situation before deciding whether to remain in place or potentially counter back. Read more

May 25th, 2016|