Ohio.com staff

In response to the shooting Monday at Chardon High School, which left three students dead and two wounded,  Cuyahoga Falls Superintendent Todd Nichols offered this reaction to the tragedy:


“Our hearts bleed for our friends and colleagues in the Chardon community. We encourage everyone to take a moment and reflect upon your own situation and mourn for everyone involved. We want to assure the members of the Cuyahoga Falls City Schools’ community, we have a comprehensive crisis plan in place and are similarly prepared for any such event. We also want to assure our community, we work collaboratively with the Cuyahoga Falls Police Department and follow any lead or tip received in an effort to be proactive and preventative. Thus, we encourage everyone to share any tips or concerns with their local schools and/or law enforcement agencies. Each case will be investigated and those who make threats will be met with the proper level of justice. Again, our hearts bleed for the entire community; let’s do our best to work together to avoid an such tragedy from happening again.”


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