Stories tagged with: Monte Bainter

February 19, 2015 - 5:01pm
5 weeks 1 day ago

With the freezing temperatures and snowfall schools have had to make the tough decision to close on multiple occasions this year. But, what really goes into the process of canceling classes? We spoke with Maysville Schools Superintendent Monte Bainter to find out.

Bainter says when it comes to calling a snow day the decision is not an exact science. The first step is reliant on technology as the Superintendents will begin by looking at multiple weather forecasts. The next step is much...

October 24, 2013 - 11:06am
1 year 22 weeks ago

There's frustration for Maysville School District officials as another bomb threat takes students out of class.

Superintendent Monte Bainter said that around 8:15 a.m. Thursday morning was found written on the second floor bathroom wall of the middle school. Sheriff's deputies swept the building. Both the high school students and middle school were evacuated.

"We went into a soft lock down and got the kids contained to their classrooms," said Maysville Superintendent...

October 14, 2013 - 5:00pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

After receiving two bomb threats within a two week period, Maysville Local School District is taking new safety precautions.

Last Friday, the school's administration team met to discuss safety plans that they will put in action in case a similar incident does occur. But for now, the school already has security equipment in place.

"We take safety and security very seriously here at Maysville," said Superintendent, Monte Bainter. All of our employees are issued, are being...

October 10, 2013 - 5:48pm
1 year 24 weeks ago

The Maysville School District is dealing with another bomb threat..The second in two weeks.

School Superintendent, Monte Bainter says that he received a call from the 6-12 building that yet another bomb threat was made at around 3:15 Thursday Afternoon. Officials say that the second  threat was also written in one of the second story bathrooms of the middle school.

"We are meeting administratively," said Bainter. The first thing in the morning to...

January 16, 2013 - 6:15pm
2 years 10 weeks ago

The fatal shootings at schools across the country has put parents on edge when it comes to the safety of their children.

This week's bomb threat at Maysville High School caused a near panic among area moms and dads. The school used their system where parents received three phone calls updating the situation.

Monte Bainter, Superintendent in Maysville School District said, "just updating parents, you know just where everything stands because all sorts of rumors get flying...

January 15, 2013 - 5:58pm
2 years 10 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office warns that making a threat against a school is a very serious offense.

Tuesday morning's bomb threat at Maysville High School is currently under investigation. Around 8:15 a.m. the sheriff's office was notified about the threat and using K9's swept the school. Nothing was found. Maysville's Superintendent said a note was written on a bathroom stall. 

"When that was written we still don't know for sure," explained...

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