JUST IN: Gardens High ‘altercation’ involved student, staff member


An altercation between a student and faculty member at Palm Beach Gardens High School took place inside a classroom Thursday afternoon, a Palm Beach County Schools District spokeswoman confirmed.

Principal Larry Clawson sent a robocall to parents Thursday informing them of the incident. Clawson referred to a “brief altercation” between the student and faculty member and said no other students were involved.

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“Once the investigation into the incident has concluded, appropriate disciplinary actions will be taken,” Clawson said in the call.

Neither the faculty member or student were identified. The school district spokeswoman did not say if anyone was injured or arrested.



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