Peters Township School District- McMurray, PA

Peters Township School District is in the process of training its teachers and employees on safety and lockdown procedures in the event of a catastrophic occurrence, such as a school shooting. “On an ongoing basis, our safety plans evolve as we examine past events in other districts and work to improve our procedures,” said Jeannine French, Peters superintendent. “We continually review and test our safety plan and processes to ensure that we are enacting the most up-to-date safety and security efforts.” Peters is adopting ALICE, a national safety program, that was developed by a Dallas police officer following the 1999 school shooting in Columbine, Colo. “The more things between you and the bad guys, the better,” said Peters Township police officer Jim Stevick, the district’s high school resource officer. Read more