School threats

February 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Kennedy High Student Arrested for Threats to School

Montgomery County Police Department arrested a juvenile male student at Kennedy High School in Wheaton for making threats to the school community. On Thursday at 2:10 p.m., police received a 911 call from an unknown person who claimed there was an active shooting situation occurring at Kennedy High. Capt. Tom Jordan told MyMCMedia that police […]

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February 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Respond to Nonviable Threats at Wheaton, Thomas Edison High Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) sent an email to parents and guardians this afternoon about threats made at Wheaton High School and the Thomas Edison High School of Technology.  At around 11:05 a.m on Thursday, a man walked into the front office of Wheaton and said something that implied he had a weapon. The man […]

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March 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Police Offer Tips to Parents

Because of the increase in threats against county schools, Montgomery County police Sunday urged parents to: Monitor their child’s social media and talk to him or her about using social media responsibly. See something, say something — if you or your child become aware of a threat or other suspicious activity that is concerning, please […]

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