Statement re: incident at high school on April 18

This afternoon, two Monticello High School students were involved in an altercation in between classes. The incident took place in the hallway as students were changing classes, and the school briefly entered a hold in place while the Monticello High School staff responded to the incident.

Administrators and the school resource officer responded promptly to the scene. No emergency medical response was needed.

The incident is currently under investigation by law enforcement. While student privacy laws prohibit us from sharing specific remedial action, any violation of the district’s code of conduct will be strictly enforced, in addition to any legal action deemed appropriate by law enforcement.

The health and safety of students and staff is always the district’s top priority, and we are committed to swift action on any reported incidence of violence or aggression.