Extra Security at KCK schools following social media threat; parents upset with district’s alerts

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FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV | News, Weather, Sports— KANSAS CITY, Kans. — A social media threat prompted additional police presence at J.C. Harmon High School and Argentine Middle School in Kansas City, Kansas Wednesday. Investigators are now looking for the person responsible for the threat. A Snapchat screenshot threatening the high school began circulating around KCK Tuesday night and it didn’t take long for the post to spread. “It’s scary. Very Scary, almost afraid to send your kids to school,” said the grandmother of a high school student. [

fox8.com—Revere school district says social media threats circulating online pose no risk. RICHFIELD, Ohio — Revere Local School District announced that the threats circulating on social media pose no risk. Officials shared the update Monday afternoon after deciding earlier in the day to cancel classes for all students. “Student safety and security are our utmost priority, and we felt this was a situation that we really needed to delve into and look into and try to get to the bottom of it,” said Bath Township Police Chief Vito Sinopoli. The Instagram post [

CBSDFW—Middle School Student In Mesquite Arrested For Social Media Threat To 2 Schools. Mesquite ISD and police were made aware of the threat on Sunday, about an event that would happen Monday at West Mesquite High School and/or Frazier Middle School.

KLFY—Acadia Parish school officials address social media impact on school threats and investigations. ACADIA PARISH, La. (KLFY)- Following Iota High School’s investigation into what police called ‘false rumors’ spread on social media, News 10 spoke to Acadia Parish Superintendent Scott Richard about how social media plays a role in how threats can be spread and how the school handles it. One thing to note is that it’s not [