Southwest Middle School conducting routine ALICE Drill

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Southwest Middle School will be conducting their annual ALICE Drill Thursday, Sept. 8, with the cooperation of the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office.

ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate, and students have been given information over the last two days in preparation for the drill.

The drill is set to start at 8:05 a.m. and last until approximately 8:30 a.m. No visitors will be allowed into the building during the time of the drill, and students will not be able to be checked out.

Anyone bringing their child late is asked to arrive after 8:30 a.m.

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