**URGENT MESSAGE FROM SUPERINTENDENT BOUCK**
Tonight it came to my attention that there are threats toward schools occurring on social media. However, I have been in constant contact with the Billings Police Department, Chief St. John, and technology experts and it is confirmed that this message appears to be a hoax and has been going out across the country. That said, Chief St. John and I, as a precautionary measure, will have additional police presence at our high schools, as well as additional security observation at all of our schools.
Again, it is believed that these threats are a viral, nation-wide issue and are not specifically directed at Billings Public Schools. However, in our current times we are keeping vigilant and will monitor the situation closely.