From Cartersville City Schools: At 7:36 a.m. Wednesday, an hour prior to school starting, a man walked onto the campus of Cartersville High School. He entered the building through a door that had been propped open by students who were at the school for a meeting.
Video surveillance revealed the man entered the building. At 7:38 a.m., a school administrator approached him and at 7:39 a.m., the CHS campus police officer and the school administrator escorted him off campus. According to video surveillance footage, no students were engaged by the man and he was escorted off campus without incident or altercation.
The safety and security of our students and staff at Cartersville High School are of the utmost importance to us. We are continually having discussions with our staff to ensure that safety procedures are known and followed. We are thankful to the alert action of staff members who resolved the situation without incident.