The circumstance reported by WHIO on February 26, 2020 occurred at the end of the high school and middle school student day on Monday, February 24, 2020.
To summarize, while leaving a middle school classroom at the end of the middle school day, a knife fell out of a student’s binder. A staff member and substitute teacher immediately reported the situation to middle school administration.
Upon immediate investigation, administration identified and located the student in question outside the building, near the bus parking area. The student was attempting to leave school grounds by crossing Milton-Potsdam Road. Administration contacted law enforcement, and together, they were able to catch and detain the student.
The student in question only returned the following day accompanied by law enforcement to be provided due process per district policy. Law enforcement remained involved throughout the situation.