Byrum said unfortunately, after high-profile shootings like the one that took 17 lives Wednesday at a Florida high school, it is not uncommon for a flood of calls like this to come in to schools.
The Summit County Sheriff’s Office said a 14-year-old threatened to shoot students at Green Middle School.
At the board meeting a St. Joseph man asked board members what was being done to keep students safe, in light of the recent school shooting.
Students at Western Branch High School will see increased security and police presence at their building when they return to school Tuesday following a threat.
In the latest arrest, the police department investigated and took the suspect to the Butler County Juvenile Detention Center in Hamilton.
The student was taken in for questioning by the Gurdon Police Department and Clark County sheriff’s office, according to the superintendent. More information was set to be released by the Police Department on Friday.
She added the district works “in conjunction with and under the guidance of” Baraboo police to determine “what should be presented to parents as communication”.
“The police reassured us that at no point were the SHS students, staff, or general public at risk”.
This weekend, a would be threat was made against Corinth High School.
Wood said described the boy who made the threat as “always friendly”.
Schools in the U.S. are on edge in the wake of the Florida shooting, as students have made numerous copycat threats on the Web.
A threat on Instagram kept Nutley public schools closed, according to Nutley Police.
“A student should know there is nothing humorous about these situations and the consequences are most severe”, Cuomo said.
Pennsylvania State Police investigated social media threats at two schools in the last few days.
A threatening social media post regarding Carl Sandburg Middle School was brought to the attention of Old Bridge Police Thursday night, authorities said. Jay Burkhart said he visited all the schools Monday. The third person was not believed to have been involved in making the threat.
On Monday, February 19, 2018, the Springettsbury Township Police Department was made aware of a potential school violence threat at Central York High School.
Federal charges are possible as well, according to the news release.