March 6, 2018 – Junction City Middle School

Geary County Schools USD 475 has assessed the credibility of a possible threat by a student at the aforementioned school. Threat assessments are used by building and district staff to investigate the credibility of a potential threat of harm, violence, disturbance, or other emerging situation in USD 475. When appropriate, local law enforcement and community support will be consulted.

The result of this assessment was that a comment made by a student was forwarded to the Junction City Police Department for review on Monday, March 5, 2018 and Tuesday March 6, 2018. These two students made comments that staff found inappropriate or reckless, though, not imminent in nature based on the information at hand. Further inquiries related to these two separate student comments should be directed to the Junction City Police Department.

Geary County Schools holds the safety and security of our students and staff with high regard and remains devoted to maintaining a secure learning environment. Had this USD 475 assessment revealed that the possible threat was made with intent to cause harm, USD 475 would have notified parents and staff in a timely manner through the use of email, mobile app notification, or text message. USD 475