Active Emergency Information

  • screen shot of PDF's cover This page is designed to provide accurate and verified information during an emergency situation. Please continue to check this page during an emergency as it will be updated when new, verified information is available and/or at regular intervals. During an emergency it often takes first responders and emergency management personnel time to verify critical information. If there is no new and verified information at the end of the regular interval, updates will say “No new information at this time.”

     

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  • 5/10/22 10:06 a.m. The cause of the isolated fire was determined to be electrical. It has been extinguished and no injuries reported. Due to the smoke and fumes, school has been canceled for the remainder of the day and it will be a controlled release. Students have safely reentered the building and will wait to be picked up in the cafeteria. This will be the last update. 

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  • 5/10/22 9:52 a.m. The fire has been extinguished at Alice Smith Elementary School. Officials are investigating the cause of the fire. There will be another update by 10:30 a.m. 

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  • 5/10/22 9:18 a.m. A fire has been reported at Alice Smith Elementary School. School Police are on scene and the building has been evacuated. An update will be posted here by 10:00 a.m. 

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  • 4/1/2022 9:29 a.m. Anderson Elementary School is no longer under a Precautionary Code yellow Lockdown. The school is returning to normal operations. This is the final update about this event. 

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  • 4/1/2022 9:15 a.m. Anderson Elementary is under a Precautionary Code Yellow Lockdown due to police activity in the area. an update will be posted here by 9:45 at the latest

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  • 3/11/2022 4 P.M., The precautionary Code Yellow Lockdown at Galena High School has been lifted.  The school is back on green status.  

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  • 3/11/2022 3:45 P.M.  There is no new information to share at this time. Galena High School is under a Precautionary Code Yellow Lockdown. An update will be provided here by 4:00 p.m.  

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  • 3/11/2022 3:00 P.M.  There is no new information to share at this time. Galena High School is under a Precautionary Code Yellow Lockdown. An update will be provided here by 3:30 p.m.  

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  • 3/11/2022 2:30 P.M.  Galena High School is under a Precautionary Code Yellow Lockdown. An update will be provided here by 3 p.m.  

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  • 3/11/2022 10:38 A.M.  Galena High School is no longer under a Precautionary Code Yellow Lockdown Police have determined that the campus is safe and the school is resuming normal operations. This is the last update about this event.

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  • 3/11/2022 10:30 A.M. There is no new information to share at this time. Galena High School remains under a Precautionary Code Yellow Lockdown while School Police continue to investigate. An update will be posted here by 11:00 a.m.

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  • 3/11/2022 10:00 A.M. Galena High School remains under a Precautionary Code Yellow Lockdown while School Police continue to investigate. There is no new information to share at this time. An update will be posted here by 10:30 a.m.

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  • 3/11/2022 9:30 a.m.  Galena High School is currently under a Precautionary Code Yellow Lockdown while School Police are investigating a tip. An update will be posted here by 10:00 a.m. at the latest.

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  • 3/4/2022 1:37 p.m.

    Nick Poulakidas is no longer under a precautionary code yellow lockdown. The school is returning to normal operations. This is the final update about this event.

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  • 3/4/2022 1:30 p.m.

    There is no new information to share at this time. Nick Poulakidas remains under a precautionary code yellow lockdown. An update will be posted here by 2:00 p.m. at the latest.

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  • 3/4/2022 1:00 p.m.

    Nick Poulakidas has been placed under a precautionary code yellow lockdown while police investigate a disturbance in the area. an update will be posted here by 1:00 p.m. at the latest.

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  • 3/4/2022 10:43 a.m.  Agnes Risley was briefly placed into a Precautionary Code Yellow Lockdown due to police activity in the area. Police determined that the school is safe. The school is returning to normal operations. This is the final update on this event.

     

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  • 2/28/2022 2:59 p.m. 

    Kate Smith ES is no longer under a Precautionary Code Yellow Lockdown. School police have determined that the school is safe and is returning to normal operations at this time. This is the last update about this event.

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  • 2/28/2020 2:45 p.m. Kate Smith ES has been placed in a precautionary Code Yellow Lockdown due to police activity in the area. a new update will be posted here at 3:30 p.m. at the latest.

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  • 1:42 p.m. 2/10/2022

    The Precautionary Code Yellow Lockdown at Billinghurst has been lifted. Police have determined that the school is safe. This will be the last update about this event. 

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