Student brings knife to school in Montgomery Co.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Montgomery County Schools says a student brought a knife to the high school.

School officials say that the situation has been completely taken care of and appropriate disciplinary actions will be happening.

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Here is the letter that was sent home with high school students.

“Dear Parents/Guardians: Safety is always our top priority at Montgomery County Schools. This morning, at the beginning of the school day, an event happened at the high school that we wanted to make you aware of. After hearing about rumors of a threat and a knife being brought to school, school and district administration working with school and local law enforcement conducted an immediate investigation, resulting in a knife being found in the possession of a student. The situation has been completely taken care of and appropriate disciplinary action will occur. During events like this, rumors can expand and spread, which is why we wanted to make you aware of this as soon as possible. Please take this opportunity to talk with your children about safety and the importance of reporting dangerous situations to adults. Please remember that anyone can report unsafe or dangerous situations to the Safe School Helpline via several methods: (1) Call 1-800-4-1- VOICE ext. 359 (1-800-418-6423 ext. 359); (2) Visit www.safeschoolhelpline.com; (3) Text TIPS to 66746; (4) Download the “Safe School Helpline” app in the App store or GooglePlay. Thank you for joining our team efforts in continuing to make Montgomery County Schools the safe and wonderful district it always has been. Sincerely, Rocky Franz, Principal”