Woodsfield Elementary School students head down the hill by the school and up the adjacent grassy hill toward the Woodsfield Volunteer Fire Department during a mock full-scale emergency evacuation Monday, Oct. 8.

Making sure your kids are prepared

Woodsfield Campus tests its readiness for emergencies

Woodsfield Elementary School Principal Josh Ischy wants his school to be ready for whatever could happen.

On Monday, Oct. 8, Ischy and Monroe Central High School Principal Joseph Semple got to see first-hand how prepared their schools were during a mock full-scale campus emergency evacuation.

The evacuation, coordinated with local first responders, provided the opportunity for administration to see how staff and students would respond to a theoretical disaster.

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