School Safety

VVCS Parking & Traffic Procedures

Crisis Management Plan

While we have never experienced a serious incident on our campus, we are keenly aware that natural disasters can strike anyone, at any time, and anywhere. The VVCS Crisis Management Plan includes three types of emergency drills, which are conducted on a regular basis. In addition, there are policies in place for a variety of emergency scenarios.

VVCS has large barrels on wheels in each classroom, which are packed with emergency items, such as space blankets, flashlights, batteries, first aid kits, and more. Each child K- 6th grade is asked to prepare an emergency kit, each school year. These kits include food and personal items, which help to ensure that young children will be adequately nourished and made to feel secure. For children in 7th-12th grade, emergency rations are stored in the classroom emergency barrels. An adequate water supply is also preserved on campus, should the need arise for additional hydration.

In the event of an emergency, parents and guardians will be notified by email and/or cell phones, as long as these options are operational. Information on each child’s emergency card will be used to contact the appropriate individuals, should a parent/guardian not be reachable.

There are three major drills, which are conducted on a regular basis. These drills are as follows: Fire Drill, Earthquake Drill, and Lock Down. There are currently 16 codes, followed by procedures, which are used to address the following emergency situations:

  • Evacuation Plan
  • Take Cover
  • Lockdown
  • Medical Crisis
  • Weapon on Campus
  • Bomb Threat
  • Explosion
  • Stranger on Campus
  • Hostage Situation
  • Power Failure
  • Animal Threat
  • Hazardous Material Spill
  • Poison
  • Riot or Fight
  • Severe Weather
  • Suicide Threats

For additional information click here for our Parent Pamphlet.