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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Shooter drills not active part of Wrangell schools safety protocol

 

April 26, 2023



Active shooter drills have become as commonplace in schools across the country as fire drills. However, that is not the case in Wrangell just yet.

At the school board meeting on April 17, Devyn Johnson, a parent with two children enrolled at Evergreen Elementary School and one in Head Start, asked that the schools implement some kind of drill.

“Wrangell has high access to firearms. Mental illness is high. Depression rates are high. And substance abuse is high,” Johnson said to the board during public comments. “In my opinion, these are all the perfect storm for a tragedy to occur. Wrangell is...



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