Student safety is our top priority. We have many procedures and protocols in
place to keep our students, staff and visitors safe. The concept of “See Something, Say Something”
is what we strongly believe in.
What is a threat?
A threat is an
expression of intent to harm someone.
Threats may be spoken, written, or gestured. Threats may be direct or indirect, and need
to be communicated to the intended victim(s).
A threat could be
heard through conversation, seen written somewhere, received via text messages
or seen on social media. When in doubt
assume it is a threat!
What threats should be taken seriously?
dangerous or emergency situations with a child or adolescent.
or warnings about hurting or killing someone or a group(s) of people
or warnings about hurting of killing oneself
or warnings about hurting or killing people on school grounds or at public
to run away from home
to damage or destroy property
What do I do if I hear or see something?
NOT repeat it, repost it, or talk about it.
Tell a trusted adult
it, take a screenshot and give that information immediately to a trusted adult.
the adult specific and accurate details about WHO said it, WHAT time
Ø Reports can be made through the Canal Winchester Student Help Line located on front page of our website. (Bullied Speak Up! Student Help Line CLICK HERE)
If you hear or see
something that may be perceived as a threat or put others at risk please follow
the above protocol. If you DO NOT follow
the above protocol or spread information that is false you may be disciplined
according to school policy and it will be turned over to law enforcement. It may be considered an act of inducing panic
and cannot be tolerated.