Taft High School officials address school threat

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Taft High School officials addressed a "vague threat of violence" reported by students on Monday morning.

According to school officials, they were made aware of the situation and are now working with law enforcement to ensure the safety of the campus members. School was not canceled, according to a bulletin on the school's website.

"This morning, students reported overhearing a vague threat of violence to Taft Union High School.  We take every threat of violence to our district community seriously and are working with law enforcement to ensure the safety and security of our Taft Union family.  This is our top priority.  We have identified the source of the vague threat and law enforcement is investigating at this moment. As a result, school is proceeding as normal.  We will continue to keep you updated." 
Blanca G. Cavazos, Ed.D.
Taft Union High School District


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