It is safety first for Soboba students

Soboba Tribal Preschool students are led away from the building during a practice fire drill Aug. 24. Valley News/ Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians photo
Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians Special to Valley News Students at the Soboba Tribal Preschool and Noli Indian School were given lessons that couldn’t be learned in a book. Each school recently received detailed instructions on how to stay safe in an emergency and how to react to a fire drill, should the need arise. Soboba’s Department of Public Safety is responsible for the overall safety of both schools. “We are very involved,” Director of Public Safety Brian Herritt said. “Officers drop in daily to interact with the children. We do the fire drills, a 9-1-1 call campaign, Red Ribbon week, stranger danger training and others.” DPS School Resource Officer Andrea Helms and two security officers on staff work specifically in the schools and are supported by the Depart
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