ELK GROVE, Calif. – September 4, 2018 – On Friday afternoon, August 31, 2018, Florin High School campus security immediately responded to an off-campus altercation between students and intervened. The incident was stabilized and campus security brought all of the involved students to the school office to provide care, contact parents, and begin an investigation. Today, September 4, 2018, school officials and law enforcement met with the families of the students involved to discuss the findings of the investigation.
The Elk Grove Unified School District and its schools do not tolerate any aggressive behavior by students on or off campus. School officials at Florin High School shared with families that they have immediately taken swift action to work with the students and to build positivity about the school and confirm the expected culture of positive behavior for a safe, inclusive and accepting school climate. Across Elk Grove Unified, students involved in any fighting will be disciplined appropriately.
About the Elk Grove Unified School District
The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 67 schools: 42 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 70 career-themed academies and pathways within 15 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant, and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and ensure that Every Student is Learning, in Every Classroom, in Every Subject, Every Day.
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