Derby school officials clear up school threat rumor

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DERBY, Kansas – Derby school officials are trying to clear up some rumors tonight about a threat at Derby High.

It’s been buzzing among students and parents for days.

So Wednesday, school officials released a statement saying.

“The Derby High School administration would like to address concerns about an alleged student threat to Derby High School. Recently Derby High School along with Derby Police Department investigated and did not find any substantiated evidence to support the allegation. The safety of our students is a top priority and all tips and information have been throughly investigated.

Students and the community are encouraged to contact administration when they have information they feel is of concern to school, students or staff. Contact information: Derby High School 788-8500, Derby Police Department 911 or anonymous tips can be submitted to the Kansas School Safety Hotline 1-877-626-8203.”

The statement does not mention the specific nature of the alleged threat. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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