USD 420 – Osage City, KS

Osage City Police Officer Rob Dunham asked the faculty about fire drills, which the school conducts monthly, and tornado drills, which are run once every three months. He said the two have combined for one death in Kansas in the last 50 years. He said that nationwide, 366 people were killed during school since 1966. “That’s scary,” Dunham said. “Probably not what you want to hear, but it’s what you need to know. That’s the reality of it. You are more apt to be killed by a gunman than a tornado or fire while you’re at school.” Read more