Officials: Charges Pending After Shue-Medill Middle School Threat Investigation


Officials have updated the investigation in to the alleged social media threats that were circulating yesterday afternoon.

“Dear Shue-Medill Parents, Staff and Community,

It is our priority to keep you informed of incidents related to student, staff and community safety. Last evening, we received a report of a threat made against the school that was circulating on social media.

The Christina School District takes all threats seriously. The Delaware State Police were called to investigate. As a result of that investigation, the Delaware State Police has identified the students involved, and spoken to the students and parents. The students will be disciplined according to the Student Manual. The Delaware State Police have charges pending against the students.

However, as a precaution, we will have an additional police presence at school today. We will provide updates as more information becomes available.

If you have any information that may be helpful to this investigation, please contact the school administration at 454-2171. I thank you for your support in helping us keep our school a safe place for learning for all.

Michele Savage
Principal, Shue-Medill Middle School”

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Moments ago the principle of the school issued the following statement:

Dear Shue-Medill Families, Staff and Community,
Tonight the school and district administration were made aware of disturbing social media postings/ threats. The Delaware State Police are actively investigating.
Please rest assured that the safety and security of all of our students and staff at Shue-Medill remain our top priority. The Delaware State Police will provide additional police officers for the school and community tomorrow.
I want to thank parents, students and staff for promptly bringing this matter to our attention.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at 302-454-2171.
Michele Savage
Shue-Medill Middle School


This comes just one day after a 15-year-old Newark High School student was arrested for a similar incident.

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