KATY, TX - Katy ISD officials say that a student at Morton Ranch High School was arrested Tuesday, accused of making a terroristic threat.
The school's principal, Julie Hinson informed parents and staff of the arrest, and stated that an investigation was led by Katy ISD police department.
The letter does not reveal details of the threat, but the principal reiterated that "safety is our highest priority." Hinson also reminded students that threats will be taken seriously with this following statement:
I ask that you use this incident as a teachable moment with your child. Please confirm with them the important role they play in keeping our school safe and to report all unsafe issues to an administrator or teacher. I would also encourage you to remind your child that we take all reports of inappropriate comments and threats seriously. As such, students who make threats will be disciplined to the fullest extent allowable by law and District policy.
No one was harmed by the threat.