Second threat for Waynesville Schools in two days…law enforcement says the threat is not creditable

Waynesville School Authorities have received information from local law enforcement regarding an alleged threat that was made by a Waynesville High School student on Thursday, May 16, 2024. Local law enforcement officers are investigating and have identified the author of the alleged threat. Law enforcement officials say there is no credible threat; however, appropriate discipline and safety procedures are being implemented both within the school and through law enforcement channels. According to the school, all threats are taken seriously and the safety of the Waynesville students and staff is our first priority. As always, the Waynesville R-VI School District is fully cooperating with the law enforcement investigation. Due to the nature of this situation, additional details cannot be released. Additional support through the school counselors is available to any student.