North Bend High School- North Bend, OR

Preparing for a potential school shooting involves a culture change. North Bend school administrators are implementing ALICE training to equip all teachers, staff and students to think for themselves and act quickly if there were a shooting. ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate. It’s a common tool schools use to prepare — one that’s either in place or in the works for most South Coast school districts. “This is not something where you can bury your head in the sand and hope it’s not going to happen in your community,” said North Bend High principal Bill Lucero. “You have to prepare for it. Read more