Ready for emergencies

Go-kits to be provided in Baldwin classrooms

BALDWIN—Baldwin Community Schools are taking safety seriously. As part of the Michigan Ready Schools program, every classroom district wide is aiming to have necessities on-hand for students and staff in case an emergency would require them to be confined or evacuated from the school building.

Thanks to a donation of five-gallon buckets provided by Baldwin Ace Hardware, Baldwin classrooms are well on their way to make the Go-Kits a reality.

According to Dave Stanulis, Director of Technology at Baldwin Community Schools, supplies such as water, pencil and paper, a first aid kit, updated class lists and every day basic supplies will go into the Go-Kits.

“We will ultimately leave it up to the teachers what basics to put in their Go-Kits,” he said. “A lot of schools, such as Mason County Schools, have Go-Kits in their classes.”

Ultimately, Stanulis hopes emergencies requiring the Go-Kits won’t happen, but feels it is necessary to keep safety first.

“Because I care,” he said.