In a statement to AJC.com, a district official pointed to Cobb Schools staff’s prevention and intervention training.
“Walton High School staff responded quickly and appropriately and did what they have been trained to do: prioritize every student's safety while keeping the focus on teaching and learning,” the official said.
Holder was jailed without bond on felony charges of terroristic threats and battery against school personnel, jail records show. He’s also charged with simple battery against a police officer, underage possession of alcohol and alcohol possession on public school grounds.
A judge reconsidered and Holder was released on $10,000 bond Monday. According to Channel 2, the 17-year-old will head back to a mental health facility for treatment.