McCollum High School cancels football games for 2 weeks due to COVID-19
SAN ANTONIO – All levels of football games at McCollum High School have been canceled for the next two weeks through Nov. 4 after someone at the school tested positive for COVID-19, district officials said Wednesday. “This is a precautionary measure of safety of our students and staff due to the positive test for COVID-19 of an individual at McCollum High School,” a news release said. As per Texas Education Agency Public Health Planning Guidance, teachers, staff and families of all students will be notified of the positive case. Freshman, junior varsity and varsity games against Buda Johnson and Dripping Springs were canceled. “The safety and well being of our students and staff is our main priority and we will continue to follow our COVID-19 safety procedures and monitor exposure risks,” the news release said.
McCollum High School student brought gun on campus, officials say
SAN ANTONIO – Harlandale Independent School District police and McCollum High School administrators opened an investigation Thursday after a student reportedly brought a gun on campus. Principal Jacob Garcia notified parents of the incident in a letter. Student found with loaded gun at San Antonio middle school“The weapon was confiscated and immediate disciplinary action will be taken," Garcia wrote. “The safety of our students and staff is always our absolute top priority, and we will take every precaution to ensure they have a safe and secure learning environment including the continued daily presence of Harlandale ISD Police Officers at every campus.”Harlandale officials did not specify if the gun was loaded. 16-year-old student taken into custody after weapon found on Northside ISD campus“Please take this opportunity to remind your students that threats of violence are taken very seriously, and the person responsible could face disciplinary action and even criminal charges,” Garcia wrote in the letter.