Concerns Increase over Safety Issues at Local Schools

Concerned parents in St. Johns County are worried about their children’s safety due to recent threats, fights, and violent incidents at several schools. One mother spoke out about her daughter being violently assaulted by an eighth-grade boy at Fruit Cove Middle School. Other parents also shared similar concerns, with some worried about their children’s safety. St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office and the school district have released statements promising to investigate these incidents thoroughly and hold those responsible criminally accountable. The school district has also stated that they have applied appropriate consequences in accordance with their Student Code of Conduct for every reported fight on campus.