JCMS Receives Threat, No Danger Discovered

Morgan Deering, Staff Writer

On Monday, February 19th, a threat was made by a student at Junction City Middle School. Following this threat, JCMS staff members met with the student and determined that it was not credible, but it was further looked into later that night by the Junction City Police Department.

An arrest for a criminal threat was made later on February 19th according to an email sent to staff members by JCMS principal Mary Wright, who was informed of the arrest the following morning.

An email sent out by the communications department of Geary County Schools USD 475 outlined the events following the investigation of the threat.

The district would like to “take this opportunity to reiterate to community just how important we find safety and security for our students and staff,” the email said.

The morning of February 20th, the Junction City Police Department was present at the middle school. This was not because the staff or students were in any imminent danger, but rather to show their support for the community and their concern for the safety of the school.