Social media statements trigger concern among the many college students, employees, and oldsters of Mt. Nice Center Faculty (MPMS).
A message on Monday night was posted on Snapchat, probably despatched by a pupil. The message said “So in the event you guys don’t wanna die then don’t come to high school tomorrow.” This message was extensively shared amongst mother and father and college students on social media.
The varsity adopted established protocol and instantly contacted regulation enforcement as soon as the obvious risk was reported to high school officers. In the course of the night of Monday, Nov. 15, mother and father obtained an e mail from MPMS Principal Darby Weaver explaining that the varsity was conscious of the assertion.
“We’re working intently with regulation enforcement to deal with the considerations and guarantee a secure day at MPMS tomorrow,” Weaver mentioned.
Right now, after native authorities spoke with the scholar who allegedly posted the risk, they’ve decided that the risk is just not credible and MPMS college students and employees are secure.
“Making threats on the lives of others, whether or not these threats are verbal, written, or posted on social media, is a severe matter that will probably be totally investigated,” Mt. Nice Police Division Youth Providers Officer Justin Nau mentioned. “We’d wish to reassure Mt. Nice Center Faculty college students, employees, and households that this case was instantly investigated by our division, and it was decided that there isn’t a credible risk to the protection of our faculties.”
Disciplinary motion is being taken in accordance with the scholar code of conduct and the authorized system.
“The protection of our college students, employees and households is our primary precedence at Mt. Nice Public Faculties. We’d wish to thank our native police for rapidly addressing the state of affairs and making certain the protection of our college students and employees. I’d additionally wish to thank the employees, college students and oldsters who reported the threatening submit,” Superintendent Jennifer Verleger mentioned. “We take these issues very critically, and we’ve completely zero tolerance for this habits at Mt. Nice Faculties. We encourage mother and father to talk with their kids in regards to the severe ramifications that may come from issues they are saying or submit on-line and on social media.”