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Emergency Go Home Early Drill Taking Place On November 23, 2021

On Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, several area school districts will carry out a “Go Home” drill. This drill will fulfill the requirements of Section 155.17 in the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education that requires each school district and BOCES in New York state to conduct an Emergency Management Plan drill.

In general, students will be dismissed 15 minutes before their normal dismissal time (both in-person and hybrid models); however, each individual district will notify parents, students and staff members as to the specifics of their “Go Home” drill plans.

The participating school districts include:

  • Clinton Central School District
  • Holland Patent Central School District
  • New Hartford Central School District
  • New York Mills Union Free School District
  • Notre Dame High School
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES
  • Oriskany Central School District
  • Remsen Central School District
  • Sauquoit Valley Central School District
  • Utica City School District
  • Waterville Central School District
  • Westmoreland Central School District
  • Whitesboro Central School District

For more information, contact the nearest participating school district’s central administrative office.