Above Nav Container

Banner image Hanover High School pencil drawn front exterior of Hanover High School

Utility Container

Search Trigger (Container)

Button (Container)

Mobile Menu Trigger (container)

Off Canvas Navigation Container

Close Trigger (container)



When it becomes necessary to evacuate the school building the following expectations are in effect:

General Information

  • No Elevator use when fire alarm sounds
  • ALL STAFF MEMBERS are to participate in fire drills.
  • Never ignore alarms
  • Evacuation areas are:

-Football Field area
-East on Lebanon Street (school side)
-Thompson Arena

  • Please stay out of driveways and away from the building to avoid impeding fire fighting operations and the risk of serious injury.

General Staff Responsibilities In Case of Emergency

  • Close all windows and doors (if it will not cause unnecessary delay).
  • Exit the classroom last.
  • Exit the hallways last, checking bathrooms and offices on the way out. Exit in the direction marked by the arrows in the classrooms in the classroom toward the nearest stair/exit.
  • Assist handicapped individuals. Handicapped individuals will exit last. Stairwells are one-hour fire safe zones. Staff members with two-way radios will be stationed at the exit doors.
  • Supervise students while exiting from the building, while in evacuation areas, and during return to building.
  • Move students away from driveways, parking lots and the flagpole area.
  • If a decision is made to evacuate the school site: accompany students to the Thompson Arena where students will meet with their Common Ground Group. Staff members are responsible for their Common Ground Groups and must take attendance. Thompson is a safe zone, and there will be emergency services available.

Student Responsibility
Students are expected to do the following:

  • Follow instructions quickly promptly.
  • Exit in the direction marked by arrows in the classroom for the nearest stairs/exit. Students not in a classroom should go to the nearest stair/exit.