School district says rumors of violence at P.D.H.S. are unfounded

PALM DESERT, Calif. - Officials with the Desert Sands Unified School District have released information to end rumors of violence that have been circulating around Palm Desert High School.

The following statement was released Thursday morning:

"This is Edward Nacua, DSUSD director of safety and security.

This message is being sent to you in response to a number of rumors circulating at the high school regarding potential school violence. The rumors have been investigated by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in cooperation with school administration and security officers. We remain vigilant in our duty to protect our students and will always follow through on any report of possible school violence.

In this case, the rumors were  unfounded. Please continue to remind your students to inform school personnel of any information related to school safety."

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