Threats of violence continue to plaque schools across the state.
Authorities in Calhoun County are investigating a threat that occurred on Thursday, December 9, 2021, at Homer Community Schools. Deputies were contacted by school officials after two hand-written notes were discovered on the walls of two different boys’ bathrooms inside the school.
The State Health and Human Services Department says we have some top-notch schools in Calhoun County when looking at promoting healthy lifestyles. 24 schools statewide are being recognized as the best for working to promote healthy eating habits, physical activity, and a tobacco-free lifestyle. 8 of the 24 are here in Calhoun County.
Calhoun County health administrators have been keeping a close eye on three area schools recently. They remain on the list of schools throughout Michigan that are experiencing what the state references as sites experiencing ongoing outbreaks of the COVID-19 virus.
While state, regional, and local health administrators are easing up on general COVID-19 virus controls. They’re sure keeping a close eye on schools. The state continues to publish a spreadsheet detailing the status of virus outbreaks at schools.