CMS: THREATS OF VIOLENCE CHANGES
THREATS OF VIOLENCE CHANGES
The following information is from the Board Approved Middle School Handbook. All expectations will be strictly enforced. Please have a conversation with your child regarding appropriate language gestures, and adherence to these expectations.
VIOLENCE / THREAT OF VIOLENCE
Students who make a threat (actual, implied, in jest, digitally, or other) that if inflicted, could/would cause injury or result in the death, of one or more persons; or a threat regarding intent to bring a lethal weapon to school and/or use it will be taken very seriously. Furthermore, it is considered a threat if made verbally, non-verbally, written, on social media, using gestures, or any other form of threatening someone, or something. This includes, but is not limited to, threats made to, or about, students, teachers, staff members, the school, or anything else related to Cassville R-IV Schools. In such cases of threats, or perceived threats, the following procedures will be used....
1.) Notification of School Resource Officer
2.) Investigation of the threat
3.) Student will be placed on immediate10 days OSS assignment
4.) Investigation to determine if OSS time will be adjusted based on the type or intent of threat; approved by District Superintendent.
5.) Final report given to School Resource Officer and Barry County Juvenile Office.