Glendale High School Officials Looking into Threat, Parents and Staff Notified

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Parents and staff were notified of a threat after a message was found in a restroom at Glendale High School.

The message threatened violence at the school on Friday.

According to Springfield Public Schools, school police officers identified a suspect and conducted interviews. Officials do not believe this is a credible threat.

“We intend to adhere to our regular schedule tomorrow,” SPS said. “In preparation, we will exercise a heightened sense of awareness and have an increased presence of additional school police officers at school.”

SPS encourages parents to talk to their child about this threat and the importance of sharing information about this incident or any safety concern.

“We do not take threats of violence lightly and we want you to know that appropriate disciplinary action will be taken upon completion of our investigation,” SPS said.

Information can be given directly to school administrators, through SPS’ Text Tip Line at 417-319-2901 or by calling the school police at 417-523-2911.

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