TWO SEPARATE THREATS AGAINST STUDENTS AT LAKELAND
MIDDLE SCHOOL IN RATHDRUM HAVE PARENTS REACHING OUT
TO KXLY4 NEWS.
ASKING WHY THEY DIDN'T LEARN ABOUT THE SITUATION UNTIL
THE NEXT DAY.
KXLY 4'S GRACE DITZLER IS WORKING FOR YOU, GETTING
ANSWERS FROM THE DISTRICT.
SHE'S LIVE IN RATHDRUM TONIGHT,
GRACE, HOW DOES THE SCHOOL DISTRICT EXPLAIN THIS DELAY?
THE LAKELAND SCHOOL DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT SAYS THE
FIRST THREATENING LETTER WAS DISCOVERED ON TUESDAY
BY SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION, BUT THE DISTRICT WASN'T
NOTIFIED UNTIL WEDNESDAY.
THAT'S WHEN THEY SENT OUT NOTIFICATIONS TO PARENTS.
THE SUPERINTENDENT SAYS AFTER THIS, DISTRICT PROTOCOL
NEEDS TO BE CHANGED.
1;34;16 DR MEYER
the student was never put back into with the other
students, the student was in the office the entire
time with adult supervision :10W8 24
SUPERINTENDENT DR BECKY MEYER SAYS THE DISTRICT DIDN'T
LEARN ABOUT THE FIRST THREAT UNTIL YESTERDAY.
1;36;52 DR MEYER
once i was made aware i followed through to find out
all of the information, contacted law enforcement,
and decdied to contact parents right away :13W9 24