Denfeld Principal's Letter Dispels Rumors of Threats

By KBJR News 1

Denfeld Principal's Letter Dispels Rumors of Threats

December 13, 2012 Updated Dec 13, 2012 at 5:52 PM CST

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- Letters were sent home with Denfeld High School students on Thursday dispelling rampant rumors of a threat aimed at students in the school.

Principal Tonya Sconiers writes the school and the Duluth Police Department have followed up with all leads and information brought to their attention.

More than 25 students were interviewed.

She says no evidence was discovered that indicates anything is going to happen at Denfeld to jeopardize the safety of students and staff.

On Friday, as a precautionary measure, the letter says the school will continue to have a Resource Officer on site and Duluth Police officers will also be available if necessary.

The letter in its entirety:

Dear Parents,

I want to update you on rumors regarding a threat to Denfeld High School. Rumors of threats are taken very seriously and I want to thank everyone who has come forth to share information.
Denfeld and the Duluth Police Department have followed up with all leads and information brought to our attention, interviewing over 25 students and talking with parents. After an extensive investigation, there was no evidence discovered that anything is going to happen at Denfeld to jeopardize the safety of students and staff. Student safety is of utmost importance to us and we want you as a parent and your child to feel and to know that Denfeld is a safe place to be.
On Friday, as precautionary measures, we will continue to have a School Resource Officer on site and the Duluth Police will also be available if necessary, and our staff will continue to be visible and watchful within our classrooms, hallways, and common areas.
Please feel free to contact Mr. Erickson or myself with further questions.

Take Care,

Tonya M. Sconiers
Principal

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