A threatening social media submit pertaining to Palatine Excessive Faculty was deemed a hoax following an investigation by Palatine police.
In keeping with Township Excessive Faculty Dist. 211 officers, at roughly 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, college directors had been made conscious of a threatening SnapChat submit referencing the varsity.
Following an investigation with police, it was decided the submit originated from a hoax used towards different excessive faculties throughout the nation, and was modified to seem like a risk towards Palatine Excessive Faculty.
Police decided there isn’t a risk to the protection of scholars and workers at Palatine Excessive Faculty nor every other college in Dist. 211, district officers stated.
Officers added that although the risk had not been deemed credible, out of an abundance of warning, there was an elevated police presence at Palatine Excessive Faculty all through the day Wednesday, Nov. 3.
Any college students concerned in making threats or posting threatening messages towards Dist. 211 faculties face college penalties in addition to authorized repercussions for his or her actions, district officers acknowledged, including that security is a prime precedence, and the district takes these points extraordinarily critically.
District officers ask all members of their college communities to proceed to report any issues of concern. With police departments, they added they work diligently to research all issues as a safeguard for college kids and workers.
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