The Johnstown Police Department has informed District administration that an individual allegedly brandished what appeared to be a gun on school property at approximately 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 15, 2017, during an outdoor group basketball game. The individual is in custody and District premises have been secured.
While this was an isolated incident during non-school hours, we will nonetheless be taking additional safety precautions at school tomorrow to ensure the wellbeing of our students and staff. This will include the presence of police during arrival in the morning, so please do not be alarmed. Classes will resume as normally scheduled for tomorrow.
The District, as a Gun Free Zone, takes this matter very seriously and intends to cooperate with local authorities as they pursue this matter.