Our Top Priority

  • Stillwater Public Schools’ number one priority is the safety and security of our students and staff. Secure schools, highly trained School Resource Officers, and the I Luv U Guys Foundation’s Standard Response Protocol (SRP) help maintain high levels of safety and preparedness across the district.

School Resource Officers


  • SRO and Staff Members Stillwater Public Schools partners with the Stillwater Police Department to staff our schools with four school resource officers. This valuable part of our team serves to provide additional safety and supervision, teach our students about the importance of law enforcement, and to communicate about and respond to potential threats to student, staff, parent, and visitor safety.

Standard Response Protocols

  • A critical ingredient in the safe school recipe is the classroom response to an incident at school. Weather events, fire, accidents, intruders and other threats to student safety are scenarios that are planned and trained for by students, teachers, staff and administration. Stillwater Public Schools uses Standard Response Protocol (SRP) to respond to security incidents and SchoolMessenger to notify parents/guardians about those incidents. 

    The SRPx Parent Handout (English - Spanish) explains the five actions and the responsibilities of teachers and students.

    Students and staff will be trained and the school will drill these actions over the course of the school year.

SRP Actions


  • Hold 

    "Hold in your area."

    Clear the hallways and remain in your classroom until all clear is announced. Continue class as usual. Students in cafeterias or gyms remain there.
     
    Possible reasons to Hold
    • Medical emergency
    • Altercation
    • Broken water pipe
    • Spill

    Secure

    "Secure the perimeter."

    Return inside and lock exterior doors. Continue class as usual. Increase your situational awareness.
     
    Possible reasons to Secure
    • Dangerous animal on school grounds
    • Criminal activity in area
    • Civil disobedience
    • Hazmat
    • Earthquake

    Lockdown

    "Locks, Lights, Out of Sight."

    Teachers lock interior doors, turn out the lights, move students out of sight, maintain silence, take attendance.
     
    Possible reasons to Lockdown
    • Dangerous animal within school building
    • Intruder
    • Angry or violent parent or student
    • Active shooter

    Evacuate

    "Evacuate to (specific location.)"

    Teachers lead evacuation to location. Students bring phones, leave other belongings, and follow instructions.
     
    Possible reasons to Evacuate
    • Fire
    • Gas leak
    • Following a contained situation

    Shelter

    "Shelter (using a specific strategy.)"

    Teachers take attendance and lead specific safety strategies.

    Possible Reasons to Shelter

    • Tornado
    • Hazmat
    • Earthquake