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RE-1 School District and Canon City Police Practice for Emergencies

For several weeks the Canon City Police Department and the Canon City RE-1 School District have been in the planning stages of a functional exercise, designed to test the School District’s Emergency Operations Plan. The plan, which includes response protocols to weather events all the way up to an active shooter incident, is required for all school districts to have in place. The school district’s plan was revised last year and is now ready to be put to the test in a controlled environment.
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Phone Calls

If you are calling the district using a cell phone, please use the full 10 digit number (including the area code) to make your call. All cell phone carriers (Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, etc.) are in process of requiring folks to dial the full 10 digits for all local calls including residential numbers. Thank you!
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Washington Elementary School Concerns

The Cañon City School District has developed plans to build a replacement Washington Elementary School at only 1/3 the cost of actual construction to district taxpayers.
Please take 6 minutes of your time to watch this video so you can see why this needs to be done.
If you would like to learn more, commit to attending a building tour on Tuesday, September 12th beginning at 6 PM.
The tour will start at the main entrance.
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