October 12, 2017 02:47 PM
Simmering feelings from Friday night's Cloquet vs. Proctor football game lingered into Monday for some students. And school leaders believe those tough feelings are what caused several Proctor students to walk into the Cloquet High School on Monday.
Principal Warren Peterson said that it happened during the lunch hour. Peterson told us that the students entered the cafeteria. A staff member noticed and approached them, asking who they were. The students then walked out, and there was no confrontation, according to Peterson.
School Resource Officer Erik Blesener told Eyewitness News he was notified about the incident later in the week, and that it was five students who were recognized as being from Proctor.
Proctor's principal was able to identify the students by looking at the surveillance footage. Proctor's superintendent, John Engelking, told Eyewitness News, "We are certainly disappointed. Kids sometimes make bad choices, and those will be handled with appropriate consequences."
Peterson said that they are sending out letters about trespassing. He added that their security system has been stiffened up, but the students could have slipped in when someone was walking out during lunch.
Updated: October 12, 2017 02:47 PM
Created: October 12, 2017 11:57 AM
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