In today’s world school safety is a hot button topic, and for the Farmersville Independent School District, it is an issue that is taken seriously.
A junior high school student was arrested Wednesday, Feb. 21 for exhibition of a firearm, which is a Third Degree felony.
According to Farmersville ISD Police Chief Toby Caviness, students utilized an anonymous, bullying report system the school district has to report concerns about a fellow classmate that was threatening students.
Prior to the start of class on Wednesday, police officers and administration met with the student.
”Obviously, in a time of heightened awareness and security we take any and all reports very seriously. During the investigation, it was concluded that the statements qualified as a terroristic threat and the student was removed from campus,” Junior High School Principal Cory Malcolm stated in a letter sent home to parents Friday, Feb. 23.
By Wyndi Veigel • News Editor • [email protected]
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