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Non-Credible Threat at Oswego High School

October 11, 2022

Dear Oswego CSD Community,

I am writing to share that earlier today the district was informed by several of our students that there was information circulating on social media that could be considered to be a threat to the district.

As a result, local authorities were immediately contacted and began to investigate this concern. After doing so, it was determined that the threat was not credible and the posted information was removed from social media. However, given the content of the posted information, local police arrested the individual who posted it.

The district appreciates the support of our students who reported this information to school officials and the response that was provided by local authorities. We are also thankful for the support the Oswego County Sheriff’s Department and Oswego Police Department continue to provide to the district to ensure that our students and staff remain safe. As you know, safety is our number one priority at OCSD.

Please know that you or your child may notice an increased law enforcement presence at some schools, especially OHS, as is standard district practice following a threat of this nature.

We encourage students to report any concerns that involve a threat to district officials, local police or our anonymous hotline at 315-341-2056.

Should any parent or guardian have any question or concerns, we ask that you reach out directly to the OHS Principal, Mr. Ryan Lanigan.

Thank you for your time and understanding.

Yours in Education,

Mathis Calvin, Ed. D.
Superintendent of Schools
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