A video emerged showing Langham Creek High School baseball coach Michael Shott being chased and danced by a group of middle school students at the nearby Cypress-Fairbanks School District Houston. The 34-year-old assistant coach and physics teacher broke their arms in the attack on Thursday, February 10, 2022. The four boys who attacked Shott, a student at Aragon High, have been taken into custody.
The incident happened after school, Follow Click2Houston. Shott told the boys that they could not ride dirt bikes on campus, the news site reported. He was then attacked by a group of male students, according to officials. The video shows high school students chasing the teacher through a parking lot. Langham Creek High School Principal Jose Martinez said in a letter parents that they have worked with Aragon High School administration and the Cy-Fair ISD Police Department to investigate.
“The juvenile suspects have been identified and taken into custody,” Martinez wrote. “What has happened is extremely unacceptable and will be subject to disciplinary action in accordance with the CFISD Student Code of Conduct. … We continue to work diligently to maintain a safe school environment for each student and staff. ” Video was posted on Facebook by Alisha Marie on February 11 with the caption, “LANGHAM CREEK PARENTS!!!! This is what is happening at our school!!! We have a running coach for his life. This is disgusting.”
CFISD Director Mark Henry added a letter of his own, “The recent safety breaches that occurred both on and off our premises are extremely disappointing. I want to reassure you that we are taking these actions very seriously. Our campus must be the safest place in our community for students, staff, and visitors. We will not tolerate anyone trespassing on the safe environment of our campus, and will address violations to the fullest extent possible. ”
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High school students’ friends threatened to ‘bombard’ high school, leading to increased security measures, officials say
According to Martinez, principal of Langham Creek, “Our team is also aware of social media posts with threats to our school. The CFPD Police Department is investigating and we have implemented additional security measures. Remind your students that any information regarding school safety should be shared immediately with administrators. ”
Alesha Gonzales, a student at the high school, told Click2Houston, “Late that day, they were arrested and their elderly friends threatened to bombard our school. We can’t go around unless we have an ID card, they won’t even let us in.”
Superintendent Henry, added, “We continue to encourage students, staff, and community members to notify administrators, campus police, or police dispatchers if they see them. or hear of suspicious or illegal activity. The Advice from CFISD accessible at the top of each district and school website. CFISD Police Dispatch can be reached 24/7 at 281-897-4337. Thank you for helping us maintain and strengthen a safe and secure environment in our school and in our community. ”
Shott’s mother says he was ‘doing well’ and assaulted because he was ‘doing his job’
Shott has not yet commented on the attack. His mother, Peggy Shott, told ABC 13 Houston, “He is doing well. He is at home. He broke his arm, but the kids say he’s doing what he’s always done and he’s fine. The reason it happened to him was because he was doing his job. He stopped the kids. Well, at first there was only one child. The reason other people come back is because they don’t like him stopping them.”
Parent Michael Daughtery told Click2Houston, “This shouldn’t be happening, not in our backyard. That just can’t happen. These kids need to be in so much trouble and I’m speechless. Current and former students on social media have all expressed support for Shott, saying he is a “wonderful” and well-respected teacher and coach. Shott is an assistant coach. baseball at the high school and also coached the school’s sophomore baseball team, according to the school’s website.
Alexis Zavala, a student, tell KHOU, “I watched videos of it on Snapchat. I was surprised that they were high school students. “Like, when I was in middle school, I didn’t know anyone who did things like that.” Another student, Maria Carr, added, “It’s crazy. Like, they’re high school kids, you know, they’re not allowed to do that and especially like to dance a coach. “They must have some respect.”
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