Earlier this week, district staff and the Chanute Police Department were made aware of a potential threat of violence toward specific students at Royster Middle School. Chanute Public Schools, the Chanute Police Department and the Neosho County Attorney were involved in determining the validity and seriousness of the threat.
USD 413 administration and Chanute Police Department have met with parents of specific students who may have been the targets of the threat. Steps have been taken to create a safe learning environment in all USD 413 buildings.
Any questions regarding this matter should be directed to the USD 413 Central Office at (620) 432-2500 and/or the Chanute Police Department at (620) 431-5768.