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On one hand, you do want to be prepared, but on the other hand, it was a little over the top, particularly for 11 year old kids. All in all, I’d say it wasn’t that great an idea, and I’m sure the parents will make that clear through costly lawsuits.
And the best thing was the school principal said that its an act of poor judgement.
I’d probably ask to fire all the people involved in this act, up to and including the school administrator. Then sue the fuck out of the school board.
During the last night of the trip, staff members convinced the 69 students that there was a gunman on the loose. They were told to lie on the floor or hide underneath tables and stay quiet. A teacher, disguised in a hooded sweat shirt, even pulled on locked door.