Clarke Central High School

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Clarke County School District

On Wednesday, August 29, multiple physical altercations broke out at Clarke Central High School. According to Athens Banner-Herald, 13 students were suspended from school as a result of the fights.

In a statement to parents, Dr. Swade Huff, principal of the school, reassured parents that their students’ safety is the schools top priority.

Athens-Clarke County Police have charged a 16-year old student with one count of misdemeanor statutory rape. The charge comes after Clarke County High School officials contacted authorities after they reviewed surveillance video and the 16 -year old male involved in a sexual encounter with a 15-year old female student. Police spokesperson Epifanio Rodriguez says the students were engaged in the sexual activity in a school stairwell.