Gunfire and moments of fear as a rural Oregon school tests its readiness as two masked men wearing hoodies and wielding handguns burst into the Pine Eagle Charter School in this tiny rural community on Friday. Students were at home for an in-service day, so the gunmen headed into a meeting room full of teachers and opened fire.
Principal Cammie DeCastro quoted: it became clear very quickly just how many of the school's 15 teachers would have survived. The answer "Not many,".
The staff was not told about the drill and totally caught off guard.
The drill has changed some of the thinking of the staff and made them aware that they live in a violent world
"I'll tell you, the whole situation was horrible," she said. "I got a couple in the front and a couple in the back." Said Elementary teacher Morgan Gover, 31