Monday, June 23, 2014

CHS Principal: Threat Made to Staff Members

Kirk E. Smith, the interim principal of Columbia High School in Maplewood, sent the following letter to parents on Monday after 4:00pm:

"Shortly before dismissal I was made aware of an unsubstantiated comment involving a threat to staff members at CHS. This comment was very vague and most likely not real. However; in today's world I must take comments very seriously. I am currently working with the Maplewood Police Department to make the last two school days safe for students and staff. I deeply regret that this matter has occurred given the great school year that we have had. Thank you."

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