Mode: View Edit Layout Español Parents Staff Community Admin Home District Schools Departments Employment News Contact Admin Search: Stay Informed Keeping our Schools Safe Resources Communication is a key Maintaining a safe school environment is a priority of the Hillsboro School District. Many factors are American Academy of factor in maintaining a safe critical to securing the safety and well-being of students during school hours and at school- Pediatrics environment. Stay informed sponsored activities. District staff collaborate with community partners to review and enhance district of District procedures for practices - and to provide training to staff and students in routine safety measures as well as Child Safety Seats communicating to families emergency preparedness. City of Hillsboro - Graffiti and the public in the event Removal of an emergency and/or The Hillsboro School District is fortunate to have established strong partnerships with local social inclement weather. service agencies and law enforcement officials throughout the City and County. There are many Doernbecher Childrens proactive programs supported by these partnerships that are designed to protect the safety of Safety Center Announcements: students through educating, engaging and supporting them in making positive choices in their lives. HEY! Hillsboro Empowers Inclement Weather Youth and Emergencies It is up to us all - parents, students, staff members, law enforcement - and the entire community to guide our students and provide education and resources to assist families to keep our schools and Hillsboro Youth Peer Court community a safe and respectful environment for all. We have provided several links to Safety information and Resources in our community. We encourage you to learn more about the OHSU Community information and tools available so we can work together in keeping kids safe. Outreach Tips for Parents Oregon DHS Child Abuse Update emergency Parenting Classes contact information Parenting Education with your childs school, Network including phone numbers to reach you or an SafeKids (general injury authorized adult in the prevention) event of an emergency. Click on the link to learn more about: School Safety Alerts Familiarize yourself The Four Phases of Emergency Management. with school ThinkFirst - OHSU (brain procedures and review and spinal injuries) them periodically. Read Washco. Gangs/Graffiti school newsletters, information from Washington County Health principal, phone & Human Services messages, etc. to ensure you are aware of any changes, or information that pertains to school safety. Reinforce the importance of safety with your child . Discuss safety plans for your family in the event of an emergency. Communication is a key Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect factor in maintaining a All citizens have a responsibility to protect those who cannot protect safe environment. Stay themselves. Members of the general public are encouraged to informed of District procedures for report suspected abuse or neglect. The Oregon Department of communicating to Human Services website provides public information on recognizing families and the signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect - and reporting public in the event of an procedures for the general public. emergency and/or inclement weather. DHS Child Abuse and Neglect (website) Child Abuse Reporting Hotline (Washington County) 503-681-6917 If you know of someone who is in immediate danger, dial 911. School Employees are Mandatory Reporters Oregon state law, mandates that workers in certain professions must make reports if they have reasonable cause to suspect abuse or neglect. These people are called mandatory reporters and they are a crucial link in the system to protect Oregon’s most vulnerable citizens.