This morning, school staff at Madison Elementary implemented a precautionary lockout after the discovery of live ammunition at the location. Although no weapon was discovered, Madison immediately implemented safety protocols to ensure student and staff safety. All kids in the building as well as all bags were searched through the use of a metal detector wand as per Warsaw Community Schools safety policy.
School staff were assisted by school resource officers from Warsaw Police Department and the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office in order to ensure the utmost measures were taken to ensure no actual threat was present. Following the investigation, it was determined no safety threat was present at the building.
Warsaw Community Schools appreciates the continued support of its staff, students, parents and local law enforcement in creating a safe and secure environment for student learning.
At approximately 9:33 a.m. Monday, March 11, officials at Warsaw Community Schools received a notification from staff at Madison Elementary of a potential safety concern. As per safety protocols, a precautionary lockout has been initiated to allow administrators and police to conduct an investigation. The lockout status allows classroom activities to continue as planned however, outside visitors to the building will not be permitted until the investigation has concluded.
Warsaw Community Schools would like to thank staff at Madison and officers with Warsaw Police Department for their continued vigilance in ensuring student safety. More details will be shared following the conclusion of the safety investigation.
Don't forget to attend the WCHS Riley Carnival in the Tiger Den tonight from 6-8 p.m. Families with children ages preschool to sixth grade are invited to enjoy games, activities and more. Please note, all children attending must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Tickets for the event are available in several bundles including four tickets for $1, 20 tickets for $5 and 100 tickets for $20.
Flyer: WCHS Riley Carnival