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Harper JH Open Monday- No Threat to Campus Found

Dear DJUSD Parent/Guardian,


Harper Junior High School will be open on Monday, March 5, 2018.   


Today Davis Police officers, working with the Davis Joint Unified School District, were able to identify the source of the threat made against Harper Jr. High on Friday, a male student in his early teens.  Further investigation revealed the threat was a prank.  Any legal or school disciplinary measures related to this matter are being handled by the appropriate entity.


Harper Junior High School will be in session for a regular school day on Monday, March 5.  We are thankful for the assistance of the Davis Police Department for their thorough investigation and dedication the safety of Davis students.  In light of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida and other recent tragedies effective partnerships with the Davis Police Department are more important than ever.


At this point in time, all DJUSD schools are open on Monday, March 5, 2018.  There are no known threats to any campuses.


We understand that events like this can cause fear and stress. If you have questions or need support for your student, please contact your child’s principal or counselor.



John A. Bowes, Superintendent



Estimado/a padre/guardian de Harper


La escuela Harper Junior High estará abierta el lunes, 5 de marzo de 2018.


Hoy los oficiales de la policía de Davis, trabajando con el Distrito Escolar Unificado de Davis, han identificado la fuente de la amenaza contra Harper Jr. High el viernes, un estudiante masculino en su adolescencia. Investigaciones posteriores revelaron que la amenaza era una broma. Cualquier medida disciplinaria legal o escolar relacionada con este asunto está siendo manejada por la entidad apropiada.


Harper Junior High School estará en sesión para un día escolar regular el lunes, 5 de marzo. Estamos agradecidos por la asistencia del Departamento de Policía de Davis por su exhaustiva investigación y dedicación a la seguridad de los estudiantes de Davis. A la luz de los reciente tiroteo escolar en Parkland, Florida y otras tragedias recientes, las a efectivas con el Departamento de Policía de Davis son más importantes que nunca.

En este momento, todas las escuelas de DJUSD están abiertas el lunes, 5 de marzo de 2018. No se conocen amenazas a ningún campus.


Entendemos que eventos como este pueden causar miedo y estrés. Si tiene preguntas o necesita ayuda para su estudiante, por favor, póngase en contacto con el director o consejero de su hijo.



John A. Bowes, Superintendente

Posted by: Maddie Shumway, District Admin, Davis Joint Unified School District Published:3/4/18
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