Violent threat causes lockdown at Tohopekaliga High School
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – A threat of violence caused a lockdown Wednesday morning at Tohopekaliga High School, according to the School District of Osceola County. The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office said the threat was unfounded and the code red lockdown was lifted. The district said students and staff were never in danger. “Out of an abundance of caution, the school will remain on a Code Yellow lockdown for the remainder of the school day, which will limit access to campus,” the district wrote in a tweet. Video from News 6 helicopter Sky 6 showed deputy cruisers blocking an entrance to the school and what appeared to be parents lined up outside the school building.
Student tests positive for COVID-19 at Tohopekaliga High School; 22 in quarantine
OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A student at Tohopekaliga High School has tested positive for COVID-19, prompting officials to ask an additional 22 students to quarantine, according to the Osceola School District. Cloud has had to shut down its campus entirely for two weeks after 10 teachers tested positive for the deadly respiratory illness. Ron DeSantis’ stance that children are less at risk for becoming seriously ill if they contract COVID-19. “You have to remember, the children have no serious risk from this disease, it’s very safe for them. According to the Florida Department of Health, 48,928 children across the state have tested positive for COVID-19 since March and eight pediatric deaths have been reported.