Threats On Social Media Almost Closed A Michigan School
School was almost cancelled for some Michigan students due to a threat of violence.Napoleon High School received a threat via social media on Sunday, Jan. 5, the day before classes were set to resume after the Holiday break. The treat was posted on Facebook and aimed at specific students. According to Mlive, the district took the threat seriously and decided that there was no threat to the safety of students and staff and school resumed as planned on Jan. 6.
Napoleon Township Police Department and Jackson County Sheriff’s Office investigated the post and the parents of the threatened students were notified of the situation.
Since the decision to keep the school open Superintendent Jim Graham, nor anyone else from the school district has made further comments regarding the situation due to legal restrictions.
Napoleon High School is a public high school located in Jackson County, Michigan and is not the first our schools to such threats. In fact 2018 Michigan was ranked among the top 10 worst states for school violence, according to a study by the Educator's School Safety Network .