This week, parents at Heights Elementary School were notified after a student brought a plastic BB gun with plastic pellets onto campus and began showing it to other students.
The student was a 4th grader according to a parent.
Superintendent Janet Schulze explained principal Laura Francissent sent out a short statement to staff and families after the incident was reported. She added no one was hurt and shared the letter which is provided below:
To Heights Staff:
Late yesterday afternoon a student was found to have a plastic BB gun with plastic pellets on campus and showed it to some other students. There were no injuries. We immediately began the investigation. The parents of the students involved were immediately contacted and the students are home pending the investigation. We have contacted Pittsburg police department and are following our processes. There is no other information to share at this time and we also need to be mindful of the privacy of any students.
The safety of our students is our top priority. Please contact me directly with any questions or concerns. If any parents contact you with questions, please have them contact Ms. Phan or myself.
Principal of Heights Elementary