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Family Safety & Preparedness PTA General Meeting


Thank you to all the over 50 parents that came out to our September Family Safety & Preparedness PTA General Meeting at 8:30am September 26, 2017. They were able to meet our local Beverly Hills Police Department school liaison officer (SLO) Officer Stephanie Frias and Detective Ubaldo Mendoza, Beverly Hills Fire Department Inspector Alvin Cuna, Beverly Hills CPR Les Bronte, to learn about the importance of Family Safety & Preparedness.

These experts had much to say on safety and readiness regarding natural disasters and all types of emergencies. There was a lot of info and they took time to answer many of our questions. We thank these brave individuals for their time and dedication to keep our school and city safe. 

Our very own, Mr. Foldvary also presented a thorough and well thought through plan on Horace Mann’s School Safety and plan of action for various emergency scenarios. It is comforting to know our children are in safe hands at school.  Link to the full details of this plan is found below.

If you were not able to attend this meeting, please make sure you don’t miss next month’s meeting at 6:30pm Thursday, October 26, 2017.

For those who missed this very interesting and important meeting.  Here are some summary points from the meeting (courtesy of Romi Azevedo)


  • BHPD - school liaison officer (SLO) Officer Stephanie Frias and Detective Ubaldo Mendoza
  • BHFD - Inspector Alvin Cuna “Learn Not To Burn"
  • Beverly Hills CPR - Les Bronte, Beverly Hills CPR is an American Heart Association authorized training center has trained 90,000 people in life-saving CPR, including 35 Certified American Heart instructors capable of teaching in seven languages.
  • CERT


Horace Mann Safety Plan

2016-17 plan is on our website (link), 2017-18 will be approved by SSC and posted.


Great California Shakeout

Our children at Horace Mann as well as millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover and Hold On at 10:19am on October 19th for The Great California Shakeout.  There are many ways for individuals/families to participate in the ShakeOut.

Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety


Sources of Information During & After an Emergency:

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