An Edison Middle School student was found with a BB gun at school Tuesday, according to a memo the school's principal sent to parents and guardians.
"I want to make you aware of an incident that occurred at Edison Middle School today where one of our students brought a weapon (a BB-gun) to school," Principal Clay Vinyard wrote. "Fortunately, another student reported this to a teacher, and Edison staff were able to respond swiftly and take appropriate action to ensure that all students remained safe.
"I want to commend the vigilant student who made adults aware of the potential threat. We all have an important role to play in keeping schools safe, and if your child sees or hears anything concerning, he or she should immediately share it with a teacher or staff member."
Emma Garrett-Nelson, Tulsa Public Schools director of communications, said school officials would use "the guidelines in the BRP (Behavior Response Plan) to help determine appropriate disciplinary action for the student involved."
The school district's Behavior Response Plan for secondary schools calls for a mandatory suspension of one calendar year for any student who has a firearm at school.