Posted: Sep 12, 2013 3:50 PM by Melissa Rafferty - MTN News
MISSOULA - Missoula Police have ramped up their patrols, and their presence, at Big Sky High School in Missoula after graffiti sprayed on the school revealed personal threats to some students and staff.
Officials say the graffiti, that was found on a bathroom stall, included a threat against a male senior, a bomb threat, and derogatory comments about two female students and the Dean of Students at Big Sky High School.
Missoula County Public Schools officials were meeting with the Missoula Police Department on Thursday morning to discuss a safety plan in light of the threats.
Police say they contacted the male student and his parents to inform them about the threat. There's no word yet on whether authorities have any suspects in the case.
- information from Brin Merkley included in this report.
Below is a copy of the alert sent out to Big Sky High School students:
Big Sky High School administration received notice of a possible bomb threat and a personal threat to a student on graffiti found on the walls of a bathroom early Monday morning. The threat was indicated to occur at the school on Friday September 13, 2013.
School staff have spent the week investigating this threat along with the School Resource Officer and the Missoula Police Department.
There will be increased patrols and presence in and around the school to support a safe teaching and learning environment for Big Sky High School.