A high school in a Chicago suburb is planning a code red drill which will include someone shooting blanks in the hallway to familiarize students with the sound of gunfire.
According to a letter from Cary-Grove High School principal Jay Sargeant, there will be a code red drill at the school on Wednesday.
It will include somebody shooting blanks from a gun in the hallway “in an effort to provide our teachers and students some familiarity with the sound of gunfire.”
Parent Kassy Pinter says: “It’s probably necessary to have the ‘code red’ drill but not really necessary to shoot the blanks in the hallway.”
Seems reasonable. Better yet, just send them to Harper High School in the Englewood neighborhood in Chicago. People get shot there all the time, apparently. If you’re going to traumatize a bunch of high schoolers, might as well do it right.
(h/t JM Ashby)[cross-posted at ABLC]