HOPE – Hope Public Schools Superintendent Bobby Hart said today that the campuses in the Hope district are as safe as any in the state.
Hart issued the statement in connection with an incident which occurred on the Hope High School campus on Jan. 17.
“The police presence on the Hope High School campus Tuesday was in response to an altercation between two students that was handled according to district policy,” Hart said. “Student safety in all of our public schools across the state is a primary focus.
“According to the Hope Police Department, there was an incident on our campus that has led to charges being filed against a number of individuals,” he said. “The students’ safety at HHS is comparable to any high school in the state; and, we are proud of the actions of our staff, local law enforcement, and students who helped to diffuse the situation.”