CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County Public Schools is moving into the next phase of implementing the ALICE protocol (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) for school safety by hosting a series of Family Nights during which school administrators will discuss how the ALICE curriculum and age-appropriate training will be presented to students. This follows almost two years of DCPS staff training, in conjunction with law enforcement, to help prepare for and respond to a critical violent incident.

The schedule for the Family Nights is as follows:

Monday, Nov. 18, 6 p.m. – Warwick Elementary School, for parents of students at Hurlock, Vienna, and Warwick Elementary

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 6 p.m. – Cambridge-South Dorchester High School, for parents of students attending Mace’s Lane Middle, South Dorchester (grades 6-8), DCTC, and C-SDHS

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 6 p.m. – North Dorchester High School, for parents of students at North Dorchester Middle School and North Dorchester High School

Thursday, Dec. 5, 6 p.m. – Choptank Elementary, for parents of students attending Maple, Choptank, Sandy Hill, and South Dorchester (PreK-5th grade)

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.