A Norton student linked to a “concerning” social media message has been “dealt with,” according to the superintendent in Barberton.

“See something say something does work,” Barberton Superintendent Jeff Ramnytz told parents in a recording sent by phone throughout the district.

In the all-call, Ramnytz said a Norton student tied to a “concerning text with a social media post on it” had been “identified and dealt with” before classes began Friday morning. The call went out to parents shortly after 6 a.m. Friday.

The student, Ramnytz explained, attended Norton but went to school in Barberton through the Four Cities Compact, a regional learning cooperative. The unspecified threats were made toward Barberton and Norton school districts. Ramnytz said Barberton police would increase school patrols Friday after his educational counterpart in Norton confirmed to him that the matter had been handled.

With this threat, a majority of Summit County school districts have now had at least one threat against students or faculty. The same is true in Stark County.

The spate of concerns follow a school shooting massacre on Valentine’s Day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where 17 students and educators died when a former student returned to school with a semi-automatic rifle.

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