(Decatur, Indiana) 12-9-21) North Adams Community Schools will have a virtual learning day on Friday after the district received a report of a “potential threat to campus safety.”

Decatur Police Department Press Release

On December 9, 2021 the North Adams School Resource Officer (SRO) received information regarding a possible threat towards the school tomorrow. The Decatur Police Department, the SRO, and North Adams Administration are working together to ensure the safety of all students and staff. North Adams Administration made the decision to have an E-Learning day tomorrow to allow the police department to have ample time to complete a thorough investigation regarding this potential threat.

Leonard Corral, Jr.Chief of Police

In a message to North Adams families, Superintendent Kim Hiatt says the move was made “out of an abundance of caution.”

Good evening, North Adams Families.  We received a report of a potential threat to campus safety this evening. Out of an abundance of caution and to allow time for an exhaustive investigation to take place given the late hour of notification, we will be having eLearning tomorrow, December 10th.  We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this creates, but your child’s safety is always our primary consideration.

Kim Hiatt, North Adams Community Schools Superintendent

This past week two Indiana Stateline area schools, Adams Central and Jay County, also had issues with student safety and potential threats. Neither of the two schools adjusted learning after investigating the concerns.

It was just recently that four students at Oxford (Michigan, High School were shot and murdered by a student from the school.