A student in Athens was captured on video making a verbal threat in class that referenced a gun.
The Cedar Shoals High School student became angry Thursday morning and made the threat, Clarke County School District spokeswoman Xernona Thomas said.
She has been charged as a juvenile with terroristic threats, according to the Athens-Clarke County Police Department.
In the video, which contains profanity, the student says “you can meet me outside, but you’re going to get an AR-15.”
The student was removed from class, according to Thomas. She is seen in the video packing up her bookbag and musical instrument while making the threat.
Thomas said the threat was immediately reported to school administrators and their multi-disciplinary threat assessment team. Parents were notified of the incident in a letter.
“The appropriate supports (were) put in place to ensure the safety of students and staff,” Thomas said.
The student was disciplined based on the school district’s code of conduct, Thomas said. AJC.com does not report the names of juveniles unless they are charged as adults.
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