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School District of Sheboygan Falls Completes District-Wide EverAlert Project

Posted by Zach Bauman on May 23, 2024 1:54:29 PM

 

SHEBOYGAN FALLS, WI, May 23, 2024  -- American Time is pleased to announce that the School District of Sheboygan Falls has completed a significant facility improvement effort within the district, a project that included the installation of over 300 American Time EverAlert devices throughout all of the district's school buildings.

Complex Security Solutions, American Time's partner in the eastern Wisconsin area, provided the district with a complete safety and security solutions improvement package.

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Topics: School Clock Systems, EverAlert, schools, school safety

How To: Keep Large Spaces Informed and Devices Protected

Posted by Zach Bauman on Apr 24, 2024 8:22:32 AM

In late 2023, Esko Public School in northeastern Minnesota embarked on an ambitious project to implement American Time's EverAlert system throughout their entire K-12 school building.

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Topics: News, EverAlert, Emergency Notification Systems, schools, school safety

Creating More Effective Lockdown and Armed Intruder Drills and Protocols with EverAlert

Posted by Zach Bauman on May 16, 2023 8:30:14 AM

 

Like fire drills and tornado drills, lockdown and intruder drills have become commonplace in our schools.

Because these drills and the emergency plans they're designed to test and reinforce are responsible for keeping students safe, it's important to be sure that your protocols are efficient and effective.

With American Time's EverAlert system, you can be confident that you're providing your students and staff with the tools and information they need to be safe.  

How?  We're glad you asked...

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Topics: EverAlert, schools, school safety

American Time + The I Love U Guys Foundation: Making Safer Schools

Posted by Zach Bauman on Apr 25, 2023 11:04:24 AM

 

"Crisis isn't a choice. Response is." - The "I Love U Guys" Foundation homepage

 

 

On September 27, 2006, at Platte Canyon High School in Bailey, Colorado, 16-year-old Emily Keyes lost her life to a gunman who had entered the school and taken seven students hostage.  At some point during the crisis, Emily managed to send a brief text message to her mother, Ellen, reading “I love u guys. K" and one to her father, John-Michael, which said "I love you guys."

It’s hard to imagine how any parent can deal with the loss of a child, much less find motivation in such a senseless tragedy.  But the Keyes family has done just that, establishing The "I Love U Guys" Foundation in 2006 with the mission “to restore and protect the joy of youth through educational programs and positive actions in collaboration with families, schools, communities, organizations and government entities.”  According to the Foundation, their programs are used in more than 40,000 schools and other organizations and communities around the world.

That's why American Time is proud to partner with The "I Love U Guys" Foundation in furthering their mission to ensure schools are well-equipped to manage crisis situations if they arise.

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Topics: EverAlert, schools, I Love U Guys

Problem-Solving: EverAlert Live audio paging goes live at LaMoure Public School

Posted by Zach Bauman on Jan 30, 2023 9:00:04 AM

You may have heard TV chef Alton Brown criticize "unitaskers" -- tools in the kitchen that take up space but only perform one specific task -- in favor of "multitaskers" which can suit a variety of purposes just as well as a dedicated tool. 

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Topics: EverAlert, schools

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