Safety and Security
Meet the Safety and Security Team and view safety and security resources
The safety of students and staff and the security of our campus are the two main concerns of the Security Team. To meet the challenges of maintaining a safe campus, we ask for the assistance of students, staff and parents to be vigilant. If you feel that something needs to be addressed, please bring it to the attention of the Security Team as soon as possible.
Safety and Security Team
Centreville High School has a full-time Student Resource Officer (SRO).
Scott Bzdak | [email protected]
Safety and Security Resources
- 24-hour security assistance – Contact the FCPS Office of Safety and Security at 571-423-2000. Call 9-1-1 for police, rescue or fire emergencies or 703-691-2131 for non-emergency police assistance.
- Bullying Prevention and Intervention - Learn more about FCPS' intolerance towards bullying and ways we prevent and deal with bullying.
- Stop Bullying.gov shares methods for parents to communicate with their children about bullying.
- Report Bullying - Did you witness or are you a victim of bullying? If so, you should report the circumstances to the Security Office. Contact Tom Trapp, Safety & Security Specialist, at 703-802-5569 or @email.
- Visit our anti-bullying page.
- Cyberbullying - Connect Safely is a website that has additional information on what to do if you are a victim of cyberbullying.
- Bus / Transportation Information - Transportation contacts listed by school or center.
- Bus Information - For safety reasons, bus schedules are not posted on the internet. Routes and schedules will be posted on blackboard and hard copies will be available in the Main Office.
- School Bus Services - Everything you need to know about getting to school safely.
- Create weCare account - The FCPS Online Emergency Care Information Management System
- Emergency Announcements - When FCPS has a schedule change (closing or delay) due to inclement weather or other emergencies, the information is communicated as soon as the decision is made
- FCPS Telephone Tip Line for Safety- 571-423-2020. FCPS encourages students and community members to report school safety issues, such as dangerous rumors, drug use, theft, harassment, gang activities, the existence of weapons, and vandalism.
- FCPS Privacy and Opt-Out Forms - In accordance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), FCPS has provided opt out forms pertaining to student records and privacy. Forms need only be signed and returned to exempt your student from any of the activities.
- Report Security Violation - Did you witness a security violation at Centreville High School? Examples of such violations include, but are not limited to: alcohol, arson, assault, assault by mob, disruptions, drugs, fighting, leaving school grounds, marijuana, minor physical altercations, theft, threats, trespassing, vandalism, and weapons. (A complete list of violations is available in the SR&R handbook). If so, you should report the circumstances to the Security Office. Contact Tom Trapp, Safety & Security Specialist, at 703-802-5569 or @email.
- Gang Prevention - Fairfax County gang awareness information. What are they, how do we identify them, gangs and the law, why some students join a gang, and what are the general types of behaviors? Fairfax County gang prevention information and hotline.
- Identifying suspected alcohol and other drug use - FCPS Student Safety and Wellness has a wide range of services devoted to promoting the optimal mental health of our students. Fairfax County Govt provides Alcohol & Drug Services - Service Descriptions. The SAMHSA Health Information Network (SHIN) includes Resources on Drug Abuse Information. National Institute of Drug abuse has prepared materials specifically for students and young adults. Get Smart About Drugs has information for parents.
- Drinking and Driving (DMV information)
- Impaired Driving (National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration)
- Do you feel awkward talking about underage drinking?
- Just Think Twice
- Study: Energy Drinks Could Be Harmful To Children
- Chemicals Used in "Spice" and "K2" Type Products Now Under Federal Control and Regulation
- Internet Safety - The Superintendent of Public Instruction has issued guidelines to school divisions regarding instructional programs related to Internet safety. Get net wise and Privacy Considerations When Posting Content Online are additional sites with further information to keep children safe and protect your data.
- Lost and Found - Lost and found items are processed through the Main Office. Students finding abandoned or lost articles should take them there.
- Path to Personal Safety - The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) offers easy-to-use safety resources to help address constant challenges when trying to help keep children safer.
- Student Safety and Wellness - From mental health resources to bullying prevention and food and nutrition services, FCPS is committed to supporting more than just a child's education.
- Sexting -The practice can have serious legal and psychological consequences, for further information please consult the American Academy of Pediatrics.
- Students Rights and Responsibilities (SR&R) - A Guide for Families: Navigating a safe and rewarding school experience with your child.
- Traffic Safety - The Fairfax County Police Department is committed to keeping the citizens who live in, work in and visit Fairfax County, safe on our roadways. Learn more about traffic safety, driving while texting or on a cellphone, a guide to distracted driving & teen safety, dangers of text messaging and driving, and speak up or else.
- Unified Prevention Coalition - The Unified Prevention Coalition is dedicated to promoting prevention and early intervention for violence and drug use in the community.