school safety

Beeville ISD receives prank call, caller claimed weapon was on campus

Prank caller identified, expected to face immediate disciplinary actions

BEEVILLE, Texas - On Monday, Sept. 12, Beeville ISD's Moreno Junior High School entered a lockdown. Beeville ISD Police and local law enforcement evaluated a threat that came in via a 911 call that reported a weapon on campus. At…

Texas school closes due to social media threat

The 12-year-old student had no intention of carrying out the threat

THORNDALE, Texas - On Wednesday, Sept. 14, Thorndale I.S.D. informed parents, students and staff that the school would close due to a safety concern originating from a social media communication with one of its students. Superintendent Adam Ivy stated: "First…

Wharton junior high student makes threat against school

Wharton I.S.D. police apprehended student who is now in custody

WHARTON, Texas - At approximately 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 30, a Wharton Junior High School teacher overheard a student make a threat against the school, according to a Wharton I.S.D. letter. The teacher reported the comment to the campus…

Yoakum I.S.D. receives outside threat leading to a lockdown

Yoakum police arrested suspect who is now in custody

YOAKUM, Texas - At approximately 3:28 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 29, Yoakum High School received an outside threat which led to a lockdown of the Yoakum Junior High and High School campuses. The campuses delayed student dismissal until the safety…

'We as a State must reassess the twin issues of school safety and mass violence'

Governor Abbott requests special legislative committees to provide solutions to protect all Texans following shooting at Robb Elementary School

Governor Abbott Requests Special Legislative Committees To Provide Solutions To Protect All Texans Following Shooting At Robb Elementary School AUSTIN, Texas – On Wednesday, Governor Greg Abbott sent a joint letter to Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and Speaker Dade Phelan.…