Martinsville Elementary School Principal Lisa McKnight responded to our survey:
1. Does your school have a severe weather plan? Yes
2. Does your school have a severe weather plan for its buses? No
3. Does your school have designated shelter areas for students to go in case of a tornado warning? Yes
4. How often are tornado drills practiced at your school each school year? We have a drill each month, sometimes for fire drills, sometimes severe weather drills, and some drills deal with other dangers such as an intruder on campus.
5. How do you receive weather information such as tornado warnings? TV and radio
6. Does your school have and use a NOAA Weather Radio with battery back-up? We do have a weather radio.