Cypress-Fairbanks IDS is taking action with regard to the threats in the form of “challenges” being made on social media. Specifically via the TikTok app.

This is the message posted on the district’s website mentioning the policy in place for December 17th.

This is the message posted on their website encouraging students to report anything suspicious that they may see.

TikTok responded to the unnerving trend in a tweet saying they are working with law enforcement to investigate potential violence.

Several school districts in the Houston area have banned backpacks from being brought to school on Friday. The list includes:

Alief ISD

Cy-Fair ISD

Channelview ISD

Conroe ISD

Fort Bend ISD

Katy ISD

Lamar CISD

La Porte ISD

Royal ISD

Spring ISD

Waller ISD


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