Administrators and teachers from multiple area schools attended Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate (ALICE) training during the summer of 2014. They then brought that training back to school with them to help formulate emergency plans and procedures in the case of an active shooter. “I think after Sandy Hook (the Connecticut elementary school where 26 were shot to death in 2012) everyone re-evaluated their procedures,” said Lensch, who is also serves as superintendant for Paton-Churdan schools. “Administratively we went through the ALICE training last year. We introduced that to our staff at our fall in-service meetings, and we’re going to release different parts and pieces as we go through the year.” Read more