Active shooter drill set for Danville school

DANVILLE, Va. – There will be a flurry of activity at Galileo Magnet High School in Danville Friday as police and school officials conduct an active shooter drill.

Teachers and faculty will be on campus for the drill but students will have the day off. Barricades will be placed around the perimeter of the school and simulated gunshots will be heard at 2:00 Friday afternoon.

School Superintendent Stanley B. Jones said “lessons learned from this drill will improve our practice and better prepare our staff and community.”