Emergency Procedures and Protocols

Dear Members of the Marshwood Community,

At various times throughout the year, our region experiences both anticipated weather events such as snow storms, wind and ice storms as well as unanticipated emergency events such as power outages.  In the fall of 2012, the district worked together with the Emergency Management Directors for both Eliot and South Berwick, each town’s Chief of Police, Fire Chief and Public Works Directors to develop a coherent set of emergency protocols and a communication system for both anticipated weather events and for unanticipated emergency events.  These clear protocols essentially require me to gather as much information as possible to make an informed decision regarding our schools’ opening, closing or delayed start times before 5:30 a.m. and then to communicate any change to our usual school opening times to over 2,600 contacts.

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Principal Caverly asks parents to send their children to school with drinking water. “But we have plenty of bottled water if they get thirsty,” Caverly said. “The community has been wonderful. Thank you Hannaford Supermarkets and Home Depot for the generous donations of bottled water.”

E. Coli Found in Water at Marshwood Middle School By Jesse Scardina jscardina@seacoastonline.com Posted May. 12, 2015 ELIOT, Maine — Water samples at Marshwood Middle School came back with elevated levels of E. coli, according to the school principal, and staff and students have been told not to drink the …

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