PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A Vancouver High School is on high alert Friday after a gun violence threat was found in the school.
Thursday night, Vancouver Public Schools sent a note to the families of Fort Vancouver High School about a message that was found written on a bathroom wall in the school.
According to the note, the message threatened possible gun violence at the school on Friday.
In response, the district shared that there will be a Vancouver police presence at the school as well as increased resource officers on Friday.
The note from Fort Vancouver principal Curt Scheidel said that students’ safety and well-being are their top priority and that they take all threats seriously.
According to Vancouver police, they are working with school staff to investigate the validity of the threat.