Emergency Drills at Durham School (May 4 & 11, 2018)

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Please be advised the Durham School will be the site of an active shooter drill on Friday, May 4, 2018. The Durham Police Department will be at the Durham School conducting the drill, which is expected to occur between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The drill will take place inside the building, however you may see/hear increased police presence at the Durham School during this time.

A second emergency drill will be held at the Durham School on Friday, May 11, 2018, with the New York State Police. This drill will occur from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and will include the property outside the building as well as the interior. There will be emergency vehicles present during the drill, including helicopters and some traffic. Please be aware this is a controlled situation solely for practice purposes.

**Contrary to media reports, please note these drills are NOT taking place at Cairo-Durham Elementary or Cairo-Durham Middle/High School. They will occur at the former Durham Elementary School.

If you have questions about these drills, please contact the appropriate law enforcement office. Thanks for your support and cooperation in advance of this valuable learning experience.


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