Another gunman opened fire at an elementary school today. Luckily, no one was hurt.
The suspected shooter, Michael Brandon Hill, 20, opened fire from an elementary school office in Georgia once police arrived at the scene. According to CNN, students were evacuated by teachers and administrators and reunited with parents via bus at a local shopping center. The suspected gunman is now in police custody.
At a time when school safety is a major concern, remind your child of basic safety procedures before the year starts.
The beginning of a school year typically means that teachers--particularly at the lower-elementary level--will review basic safety drills and procedures. However, with the excitement of the start of a new year, these procedures are most likely to fall on deaf ears or not be taken seriously by students.
Make your child aware of the importance of these emergency procedures by going over some safety tips now.
View the list to see which school safety procedures to go over with your child.