Skip to comments.Kids All Over America Are Being Put On Buses During School Terror Drills
Posted on 03/27/2012 4:35:00 AM PDT by Whenifhow
All over the United States, school children are being taken out of their classrooms, put on buses and sent to "alternate locations" during terror drills. These exercises are often called "evacuation drills" or "relocation drills" and they are more than a little disturbing. Sometimes parents are notified in advance where the kids are being taken and sometimes they are only told that the children are being taken to an "undisclosed location". In the years since 9/11 and the Columbine school shootings, there has been a concerted effort to make school emergency drills much more "realistic" and much more intense. Unfortunately, the fact that many of these drills are deeply traumatizing many children does not seem to bother too many people. Do we really need to have "active shooter" drills where men point guns at our kids and fire blanks at them? Do we really need to have "relocation drills" where kids are rapidly herded on to buses and told that they must surrender their cell phones because they will not be allowed to call anyone? Our schools more closely resemble prison camps every single day, and it is our children that are suffering because of it.
It is also important to keep in mind that much of the time these drills are not the fault of local school administrators. Often, these drills are being mandated at the state level. Our politicians have become obsessed with "school safety" in recent years, and apparently their idea of "school safety" involves deeply traumatizing our kids.
Earlier today I was doing some research and I came across a forum where a parent was describing a relocation drill that would soon be happening at a school in Oklahoma. Well, I went to public schools all my life and nothing like this ever happened when I was growing up, so I wanted to do a little digging to see if this was actually happening around the country or if it was just an Internet rumor.
Unfortunately, what I found out was quite disturbing.
It turns out that "relocation drills" are being conducted at schools from coast to coast.
For example, the following is an excerpt from a letter to parents about a relocation drill that took place in Woodhaven, Michigan....
"Our school district continues to focus on the safety of staff, students, and our community. We have a detailed emergency plan so we can respond effectively to major catastrophes. We work closely with the fire and police departments from the City of Woodhaven and Brownstown Township to implement this plan. As part of these efforts, we are conducting a practice emergency drill on May 19th. It will begin at about 9:20 a.m. and conclude by 11:30 a.m. This practice drill will simulate a boiler explosion at Patrick Henry Middle School. We will evacuate all staff and students from PHMS, Erving Elementary School, and the Administration Building.
The Woodhaven and Brownstown Township Police and Fire Departments, DTE Energy, and staff from Wayne County RESA will help secure the buildings and monitor this practice drill. Erving Elementary staff and students will be evacuated by bus to Bates Elementary School, and PHMS students and staff will be evacuated by bus to Woodhaven High School."
But just putting kids on buses and taking them to other schools was not enough. During the drill, some students and school staff were instructed to pretend to be injured. In addition, parents were instructed not to call the school during the drill and children were instructed not to call their parents....
"As part of the drill, we will pretend that some students and staff are injured. Pretend victims will be assessed and transported to nearby triage centers. Please be aware that Hall Road and Van Horn Road may be closed to traffic for all or part of this drill. There will be a number of emergency vehicles at PHMS and Erving Elementary School during the drill. Your cooperation is necessary for this practice drill to be successful. During drills and emergencies like the one we are planning:
Please do not telephone the school. Telephone lines are needed for drill emergency communications.
Impress upon your children the need to follow directions and take drills seriously.
During an evacuation drill or a real emergency, students will be kept at their school or will be evacuated to another site. They will be released only to adults listed on their emergency contact form. Any adult picking up a student (reunification) will be required to show picture identification.
Students and parents should not communicate by cell phones during the drill or emergency situation. Students need to be attentive to the instructions from school and safety personnel."
But at least in that drill parents knew where their children would be taken.
That was not the case during a recent relocation drill in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho....
"Students at Lakeside School District walked out of their schools this morning to prepare for the worst case scenario. They were transferred by bus to an off-site location in less than a hour. But it was only a drill.
Their Bus Evacuation Drill started at 9 a.m. and students were transferred to their undisclosed emergency location and returned back to school.
As you might expect, student safety is our first priority and security is tight even during a practice, Karyn Stockdale, district clerk, said.
It was later revealed they were bussed to Benewah Wellness Center as their acting evacuation shelter."
It was "later revealed" where the "undisclosed emergency location" was?
I am sure a whole bunch of parents were thrilled when they heard about that.
What purpose is served by herding kids on to a bus and taking them to an undisclosed location?
School officials just seem to take these little "exercises" way too seriously.
For example, check out the tone in the following excerpt from a school newsletter from one school in Pennsylvania....
"As mentioned in a separate letter in our CB Electronic Envelope last Wednesday, our school will be involved in an Off-Site Relocation Drill. This practice opportunity will sharpen our skills and provide us with the chance to review important safety procedures in the event of an emergency. This Relocation Drill is scheduled for Friday, December 16, 2011. Here are some very important reminders for all parents and families:
SAFETY IS OUR TOP PRIORITY!!!!!!
In every classroom, teachers will prepare students for this activity. To ensure that every child and adult arrives safely to the relocation site, no child will be released for any reason during this practice activity or real emergency. All parents are asked to review the detailed letter explaining the official steps for such drills and practice activities."
No child will be released for any reason?
What if there is a family emergency?
What if a child becomes very ill?
Our schools are becoming way too militarized. It really is quite frightening to see what is happening to us.
It takes a lot of effort to pack up all of the students and all of the staff at a school and ship them off to an alternate location.
The following is another example from one school in Iowa....
"The second drill is planned for Thursday at 9:15 a.m. During the second drill officials will simulate a relocation of the entire EE-12 student body and staff by school buses."
For some schools, this kind of a drill has now become a regularly scheduled yearly activity.
The following is from a school handbook in Vermont....
"Lockdown drills are practiced several times a year. In a Lockdown students remain quiet and undetectable behind a locked door. Students prepare for these drills and are supported by their teachers. Saint Albans City School practices, at least once a year, an emergency evacuation/relocation drill where we leave the school building and go to alternate sites."
Keep in mind that it says "at least once a year". That means that it could happen even more frequently if they want it to.
Some schools even have plans for students to be "housed temporarily" at alternative locations. The following is from a school website in California....
"Evacuation Plan: Requires that all building occupants leave and go to an alternate location. Evacuation may mean only going outside and away from the building until an all-clear signal is given. In some circumstances, students and staff may need to be transported and housed temporarily in another location until the Go-Home Plan can be put into operation."
In some instances, parents are encouraged not to pick their children up at all in the event of a major emergency. The following is from an article in the Washington Post....
"School administrators in the Washington area yesterday stepped up preparations for possible terrorism, and most school districts told parents that they would be prevented, or strongly discouraged, from picking up their children in the event of a biological or chemical attack."
So what measures would be taken to keep parents from getting to their children?
That is a frightening thing to think about.
But these "relocation drills" are not the only kind of drills that parents need to be aware of.
In many areas of the country, schools are holding "active shooter" drills where men in full military gear are pointing guns at children and firing blank rounds.
The following is one recent example that happened in Brecksville, Ohio....
"The emergency drill at Brecksville-Broadview Heights High involved hundreds of students, including members of the Drama Club who portrayed wounded and panicked students.
Junior Ashley Elek said Chardon High School was on their minds as they went through the very realistic looking drill, in which many students were "killed" and "wounded.""
In many areas of the country, there is not always advance notice of these "active shooter" drills. Sometimes students are told that there will be an "active shooter" drill and sometimes they are not.
Sometimes teachers do not even know that an "active shooter" drill is coming. When that happens, the results can be incredibly traumatic.
Just check out the following example from New Jersey....
"About 50 teachers at a New Jersey school experienced a terrifying moment when a shooting rampage turned out to be a drill, but the teachers didnt know it.
It happened Aug. 28 at the Phillipsburg New Jersey Early Learning Center.
A man burst into the library and started shooting. But the gun didnt have any bullets, just blanks.
Teachers took cover under child-sized tables, crying and trembling.
People are crying. The girl next to me is trembling and shaking. You heard people crying. You heard other people praying. It was pretty dramatic, one teacher said."
Can you imagine?
Why would we ever want to put our children through that?
I think that some of these twisted sickos actually enjoy the thought of making little kids pee their pants.
In some cases, children are told during these "exercises" that a particular group of Americans is attacking the school.
For example, during a terror drill at a public school in Muskegon County, Michigan, students and teachers were told that "homeschoolers" were the ones attacking them....
"The exercise will simulate an attack by a fictitious radical group called Wackos Against Schools and Education who believe everyone should be homeschooled. Under the scenario, a bomb is placed on the bus and is detonated while the bus is traveling on Durham, causing the bus to land on its side and fill with smoke."
In another case in New Jersey, students were told that the gunmen were from a group of "fundamentalist Christians" called "The New Crusaders"....
"Investigators described them as members of a right-wing fundamentalist group called the 'New Crusaders' who don't believe in separation of church and state. The mock gunmen went to the school seeking justice because the daughter of one had been expelled for praying before class."
What possible purpose do drills like those have?
Sadly, those running things keep wanting to make these kinds of drills as frequent as possible.
In New Jersey, new guidelines require that a "security drill" be held at public schools at least once a month.
As you can see from this document, an "evacuation to relocation site" drill is one of the kinds of drills that can be chosen to satisfy this requirement in New Jersey....
"The following are examples of other security drills that schools can hold:
Shelter-in-place; Reverse evacuation; Evacuation to relocation site; Testing of schools notification system and procedures; Testing of schools communication system and procedures; Tabletop exercise; and Full scale exercise."
When I was growing up, there was just one kind of emergency exercise. When the fire alarm sounded, we all trudged out to the football field. We stood around and talked for a few minutes and then we went back inside.
But the environment in U.S. public schools today is totally different. Our children are being forced to endure endless "relocation drills", "lockdown drills" and "active shooter drills".
These drills are just another reason why many parents have decided that it is time to pull their kids out of the government schools entirely.
Our public schools more closely resemble prison camps than they do institutions of learning. Millions of our kids are leaving high school dumb as a rock, but they do know what to do when the alarm goes off.
So what do you think about these drills? Please feel free to post a comment with your opinion below....
Full Title: Kids All Over America Are Being Put On Buses And Sent To Alternate Locations During School Terror Drills
The public school is BY FAR, the largest, most expensive, most subversive, and most destructive entitlement program in the country.
The public school is better understood as the government school collective.
It is silly to imagine that you can fix the public schools, because the very concept itself is communist.
Any child that comes out of the government school collective with their moral compass and common sense intact does so in spite of the government school indoctrination, not because of it.
If you want to win the culture war, have lots of children (see my tagline) and homeschool them or form your own school cooperative with your church or synagogue and like-minded friends and relatives.
Nobody loves your children more than you do.
Nobody can teach your children like you can.
Your children would love nothing better than to be taught by you, if you start doing so before they are corrupted by the government school collective.
It is hypocritical for you to submit your children to an authority with whom you fundamentally disagree. And your children will know it.
If you have children, make whatever sacrifices you must to get them out of the public schools.
DO NOT FEED THE BEAST!
Especially not with your own children.
And still nothing will happen. We’ve become far too docile.
Private Catholic schools in the 50 and 60s used to do this kind of stuff - only it was the Commies coming in and terrorizing us. I can still remember little girls crying hysterically while I tried to control my laughter. This was not “duck and cover,” but actually being driven into the school corridors and told Commie freaks were going to take us away! I thought: who’d want us??
Teachers and administrators of all stripes come up with stupid ideas.
This is mentally conditioning the kids for sometime in the future when they may be told by the gvt to board the buses to relocate. The mass will not see it as a problem because they will have been doing something similar since kindergarten.
> Teachers and administrators of all stripes come up with stupid ideas.
Yes, like having “sex trainers” such as Suzi Landolfi with her “Hot, Sexy, and Safer” presentation where she makes salacious comments about students’ body parts in front of the school assembly.
Or the off-campus Gay-Lesbian-Alliance assembly whereby the children are bussed to a “summit” where homosexual sex is normalized and the children are instructed in the mechanics of such wonderful practices as “fisting”.
And things like “Values Clarification” and “Death Education”, where children’s moral compass is re-oriented.
Oh, yeah. They come up with stupid ideas.
GET YOUR CHILDREN OUT!!!
They’re YOUR responsibility.
TRAIN them up in the way they should go.
> And still nothing will happen. Weve become far too docile.
Make it happen!
Get your children *OUT* of the government school collective and teach them at home.
I’m not sure this is as ominous as it’s made out to be. Once upon a time, of course, they’d have just sent the children home if something happened at school. Now, there aren’t any parents there. So, they’re justified in moving them.
All except in New Orleans. LOL!
Yup. Meanwhile the parents will do if they’re told if they want to see their kids.
I dated a Serbian woman who says this is one of the methods the UN or NATO used to “evacuate” Serbs from non Serbian areas of their country. Put the kids on a bus and send them to a holding area, when the parents call wondering where their kids are they were told that if they wanted to see them they would need to get on another bus. It was all done in the name of safety and security.
Maybe, just maybe...because this is so close to me I have a different perspective about these "drills."
These kids went into lockdown and then were transported later away from the high school for parents to pick-up away from the scene. Teachers, at least one, is identified as having a bullet proof vest available. Many accounts did report that the 'drill training' helped things go smoothly during and after the initial shooting.
Chardon is not an inner city school. The Chardon community is considered one the highly desirable locations to live.
I don’t disagree with the conditioning aspect of this as concerning, but as my recent post indicates I do think there is same validity to it.
Maybe these kids are being brought to the Condom Olymics or Queer Prom?
Im not sure this is as ominous as its made out to be. Once upon a time, of course, theyd have just sent the children home if something happened at school. Now, there arent any parents there. So, theyre justified in moving them.
These were not young children in Oklahoma.
In Oklahoma, high school students were going to be moved off campus to a secret location AND their cell phones confiscated.
Parental rights are being challenged all over the country.
I watched a bomb threat in a school one day.
They took all the kids out of class’s and marched them over to the Football field stands.
Most stupid thing I ever saw. Any terrorist would have planted his bomb under the stands, called in a bomb threat, and blown the whole group to hell.
Same way with these drills. Call in the attack and attack the busses after they gather the kids up for the terrorists.
Do these people ever think?
“This is mentally conditioning the kids for sometime in the future when they may be told by the gvt to board the buses to relocate. The mass will not see it as a problem because they will have been doing something similar since kindergarten.”
It does sound a lot like cattle cars. You tell them that they’re going to a ‘safer’ place, and they hop right in.
I don’t think you have to take kids miles away for a boiler explosion. If its one or 2 shooters in school again you’re not busing but just leaving the building and getting as far away as possible if possible. They are preparing for something else. Dirty bomb. Train derailment with a toxic load which could also be terror related. Whatever scenario or scenario’s it’s terror related.
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