SMUSD to Participate in the Great American ShakeOut Earthquake Drill on October 17

Published : Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | 4:18 PM

San Marino Unified School District (SMUSD) will be participating in the Great California Shakeout Earthquake Drill on October 17th at 10:17 a.m. Schools will conduct “drop, cover and hold” drills, and communications between the schools, the District Office and the City of San Marino Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will take place. Mock scenarios will be communicated via radio communications. To learn more about the Great American Shakeout visit:

Millions of people worldwide will practice how to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” on October 17, during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills. 2019 is the 12th ShakeOut, which began in southern California in 2008. Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes– wherever you live, work, or travel. For more information and to find tips on how to help your family prepare for an earthquake, please visit

San Marino Unified School District (SMUSD), 1665 West Dr., San Marino, (626) 299-7000 or visit



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