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Active Shooter Drill June 18th

Active Shooter Drill set for Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at Concrete Elementary School

The Concrete School District will conduct an active shooter drill on Tuesday, June 18th at the Concrete Elementary School.  The exercise will begin at 1:00 pm and end at 5:00 pm.

On drill day, please stay away from the area so as not to impede the progress of the drill.

Here is what nearby residents and drivers can expect in the area the day of the drill:

  • Signs announcing the exercise
  • Large number of uniformed police, fire and EMS personnel on school grounds
  • Sounds of simulated gunshots inside the Elementary school
  • Helicopter flying above the area
  • Ambulances transporting acting victims away from the school

“Numerous agencies will be participating in this drill, and our goal will be to practice our response to an active shooter. We will be able to implement lessons learned from this drill to improve our practice and better prepare our staff and community.” said Superintendent Wayne Barrett.  “Through this process we hope to strengthen our relationship with local, state and federal response agencies.” We feel very fortunate to have all these resources dedicated to the safety of our community and schools.”

Local participants in the drill include, but are not limited to: Skagit County Sheriff’s Office, Washington State Patrol, National Parks, Fish and Wildlife, Aero Skagit, Concrete Fire, Skagit County Fire District #10 and 8, Sedro Woolley Fire and Police.

Media access and interviews will be available the morning after the training.  If you have questions about this training exercise, please contact Wayne Barrett (360) 853-4000.

Wayne Barrett
Concrete School District

Educator Hall of Fame

The Concrete School District is pleased to announce the following individuals who will be inducted into the Concrete School District “Educator Hall of Fame” during a luncheon in their honor which will be held in the high school commons on September 3, 2019.

Durward Sobek: Concrete Music Educator for over 20 years.  He was responsible for putting Concrete music on the map including performing in the World’s Fair.

Eleanor Ovenell: 27 years of service to Concrete students, and she continues to serve her community.  She was a dedicated teacher who brought real world applications to her classroom and created an environment where students were challenged and valued.

Congratulations to all our nominees! We look forward to honoring these individuals who made a profound difference in the lives of our students as well as our community.