When Do You Make The Tough Decisions?

Thanks Deborah @ Great Is God’s Faithfulness for this thoughtful writing reminding us that prayer for our schools is much needed as students, teachers, and other faculty/staff members are preparing to return to school. Thanks for all you do Deborah as a teacher! Let’s join Deborah in prayer. πŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ½πŸ™πŸ™πŸΎ

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stack of love wooden blocksWith school around the corner, my mind is shifting into β€œschool mode.” After reading a post by Brenda @ Becoming His Tapestry, I started thinking about our β€œintruder drill.”

I will always remember the first drill we practiced. The teacher sat down with the class and talked about what we needed to do if a person came into our school who wanted to hurt us. She told us our safe place was under the large semi-circle table in the corner of the room and to be very quiet so they could not find us.

At the appointed time, the Principal announced the code alerting us that an intruder was in our building. The children calmly and quietly walked to the safe place and hid under the table while the teacher and I turned off our lights, locked and barricaded the door. Once the teacher and I joined the children…

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11 thoughts on “When Do You Make The Tough Decisions?

  1. I taught for 40 years. When I first started teaching, the only drill we practiced was for fire. When I finished my career, we had a myriad of necessary drills for other purposes.

    I agree with writer. Yes, I would do whatever is necessary to keep my students safe.

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