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JPS officials investigate fight at Wingfield

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The mother of a student says that on Monday morning there was a fight at Wingfield High School and it was recorded by several students on their cell phones.

In the video, you can see several male students striking each other. At one point, what appears to be a security officer and a teacher, step in to break up the brawl, but the fight continues with more students appearing to get involved.

Witnesses say one student lost a tooth in the brawl.

JPS released a statement saying:

JPS Campus Enforcement is investigating an altercation involving students that occurred recently at Wingfield High School.  The students involved will face appropriate disciplinary action as outlined in the Code of Conduct. Some students were treated for injuries.

The District continuously administers a Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) program that encourages non-violent conflict resolution. Parents are called upon to assist JPS in addressing violent behavior of their children.  

JPS is committed to providing a safe learning environment for all scholars.

JPS officials also said they called upon parents to assist them in addressing their children's violent behavior.

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