Reno High principal says school is aware of threat, has reacted

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RENO, NV (KOLO)-- The Reno High School principal sent a message to parents and students Thursday night saying the school was aware of a potential threat on Friday.

Principal Kris Hackbusch did not describe the specific threat, but said the school and school police have contacted students and parents. Hackbusch said there was no confirmation of a viable threat.

“I want you to know the safety and security of students and staff is our number one concern every day,” Hackbusch said. “I have personally spoken to students, Chief of Police Trevino, Officer Webb as well as other concerned parents and students. School police will have an increased presence on our campus tomorrow.”

People can report information at safevoicenv.org/makeareport .


 

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Message sent to parents

Good Evening Huskie Families,

This is Mr. Hackbusch with an important message. We have received quite a few concerning emails and phone calls regarding a potential threat to our school tomorrow. I want to let you know that we have been working with School Police as well as contacting numerous students and parents regarding the rumors. At this time we do not have any specific details of a viable threat to our school. I want to urge you and our students to contact school police IF you have specific information pertaining to a potential threat. When we get information like this we investigate immediately. During these situations, social media can create wide spread panic. I want you to know the safety and security of students and staff is our number one concern every day. I have personally spoken to students, Chief of Police Trevino, Officer Webb as well as other concerned parents and students. School police will have an increased presence on our campus tomorrow. If you have specific information you want to report, remember you can always make a report at http://safevoicenv.org/makeareport/ . I want to thank all of you for your concerns. This makes us a very strong community and we appreciate the support.