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Fight at Midland Valley High injures 2 faculty & several students

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Midland Valley High School was placed on a soft lockdown Friday after fights that injured severals students and two faculty members at the Graniteville school.

Principal Sheldon Higgenbottom said there was an altercation on Friday morning involving a number of students.


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“At this time, students are safe and in their classrooms. Midland Valley High School will remain on a soft lockdown as administration and the SRO review video footage of the incident and ensure that all who are responsible are identified,” he said in a message posted to the school’s website.

There are 10 students known to have been involved with several of those students requiring treatment for minor injuries.

“Our school resource officer and numerous faculty members supervising morning arrival assisted in bringing the situation to a close,” Higgenbottom said. “Unfortunately, two faculty members were injured as a result.”


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Principal Sheldon Higgenbottom

Greg Rickabaugh is the Jail Report contributor for The Augusta Press. Reach him at greg.rickabaugh@theaugustapress.com 

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