Georgia Elementary Students Learn About Safety During Fire Prevention Week

Target 4 – Engaged Community Partners. FWSU staff and students will collaborate, innovate, create and conceptualize ideas and learning with local, regional, state, and global partners to make a difference in their community, state, and world.

Action Step – Plan and manage instruction around problems relevant to students and their community and develop solutions for authentic audiences.

Indicator of Success – Collaborative student projects/partnerships become part of the fabric of the broader community.

As part of the National Fire Prevention Week, Volunteer Firefighters at the Georgia Fire Department, met with students in grades PreK-2 to discuss fire safety and possible prevention.

GEMS Fire Prevention Week 1

Community firefighters took students on a tour of the fire engine and allowed students to climb aboard! In the classroom, firefighter attire was discussed along with the importance of gear and other needed equipment.

GEMS Fire Prevention Week 3

Children attended presentations throughout the week and had the opportunity to ask many questions and try on gear.

GEMS Fire Prevention Week 2

This was a successful week of collaboration with our local fire department to help students understand the importance of fire safety measures.

GEMS Fire Prevention Week 4

Georgia is very fortunate and proud to have such a committed Fire Department that protects both our community and school.


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