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WWS safety message – Tik Tok trend

Below is a statement that Joshua Andrews, Director of Communications at Westfield Washington Schools just sent out to district families regarding a TikTok trend and threats of school violence.

“Rock families,

We are aware of a social media trend involving TikTok, regarding threats of school violence on Friday, Dec. 17. To be clear, there have been no threats of violence to any Westfield school. School will be in session tomorrow. As usual, Westfield Police Department will have a presence across our district, with all of our schools acting as substations.

Parents, please take time to discuss appropriate online behavior with your children. Any threat of violence can have very serious consequences.

Any immediate safety concerns should be reported to the Westfield Police Department by calling 317-773-1300 or 911.”