What to do during a tornado at school?
If your school school does not already have a procedure, here are a few you can do.
One option (often practiced in tornado drills) is to go to a section of hall away from windows and exterior walls, and crouch facing the innermost wall and cover the back of your neck, NOT your head, although if you can cover both, more's the better. But if you have no other choice, always cover the back of your neck. Another possibility is too seek shelter in a bathroom (again, without windows), though if a tornado is approaching you may not have time to be so selective.
Generally you don't thrive during a tornado. For most, a tornado is an incredibly frightening experience. Even though most people affected by a tornado will escape without significant physical injury, there will still be the loss of property. Life during and immediately after a tornado could hardly be described as thriving.
People who are prepared for a tornado and know what to do are more likely to survive. Practicing tornado drills prepared people and helps tech them what to do in the event of a tornado. Tornadoes have killed people in schools, but fatalities can be averted if people follow the right procedures. A great example of this happened in Henryville, Indiana on March 2, 2012 when the school was struck by an EF4 tornado as…