KSDE Newsroom

KSDE News Logo

Statewide tornado drill slated for March 7; March 6-10 is Severe Weather Awareness Week

Posted: Mar 2, 2023
Author: Ann Bush

Has your district made plans for its tornado drill during March? Per K.S.A. 31-133, each school district must conduct a tornado drill during the month of March. 

March 6-10 is Severe Weather Awareness Week. 

The statewide tornado drill will take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 7. If severe weather is forecast for that day, the statewide tornado drill will be rescheduled. 

Please work with your county emergency manager to conduct your tornado drill.  


Theme picker

Copyright 2023 by Kansas State Department of Education | 900 SW Jackson St. | Topeka, KS 66612 Privacy Statement   |  Terms Of Use  |  System Maintenance Notices  |  Open Records (PDF)

The Kansas State Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. (more information...)

To accommodate people with disabilities, on request, auxiliary aides and services will be provided and reasonable modifications to policies and programs will be made. To request accommodations or for more information please contact the Office of General Counsel at gc@ksde.org or by 785-296-3201.