RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- Pine Middle School Principal Brad Boudreau is reaching out to parents letting them know of a message threatening violence to the campus.
According to Boudreau, the message was sent by a student of Pine Middle School and school police are investigating the threat. Administrators are also working with school police to put new safety rules in place that will increase the presence of staff and officers on campus. It also includes rules requiring students to leave their backpacks in their lockers and requires them to sign in and out of classes.
News 4 has obtained a copy of the e-mail Boudreau sent to parents:
I want to let you know that we've recently been dealing with message written by a student at our school that threatens violence on our campus. We immediately notified school police who are investigating. We are also working with them to make our school even safer by putting new rules in place. Some of these rules include requiring students to leave their backpacks in their lockers, requiring that they sign in and out of classes. and increasing the presence of staff and officer on our campus.
We are confident we are addressing this issue, and we want you to know that we are doing everything possible to keep our school, students and staff members as safe as we can. We feel the threat is minimal, if you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call our office 689-2550.
News 4 will continue to follow this story and bring you the latest information on the threat as it is available.