UPDATE - 2:07 PM
As of 1 p.m. Friday law enforcement have finished investigating a threat against the Chiloquin Jr./Sr. High School originally reported on Thursday, Feb. 22. Law enforcement and the school investigated the threat and the threat was found to be not credible.
The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office has brought criminal charges against a student for making a false report of a threat.
Class continued as normal on Friday, with School Resource Officers present.
The Klamath County School District wants to commend the Chiloquin High administration for their leadership and promptness in responding to this incident. The district also commends the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office and the Klamath County District Attorney for their assistance.
The KCSD sent an earlier press release about this incident at 8:15 a.m. Friday. For further information, the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office will be sending out a press release.
Classes Resume Normally on Friday
This week Chiloquin Jr./Sr. High School received a report of a threat against the school. School administration and staff are working with the School Resource Officers from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office to address this threat.
On Thursday, an image began circulating social media telling parents to keep students home for fear of someone attacking the school. The school and district asks people not to share or re-post this image.
Chiloquin High and the Klamath County School District want parents and families to know the school and law enforcement are taking steps to resolve the situation. As of Friday morning, classes are resuming normally at the school and the school is deemed safe. Law enforcement is present, including SROs.
Parents always have the final determination in whether to send
Press release provided by Samantha Tipler, Klamath County School District.