PAW PAW - A Paw Paw High School teacher is currently under investigation for a situation involving a 17-year-old female, according to the Paw Paw Police Department.
Paw Paw Police Chief Eric Marshall said Wednesday afternoon that the teacher has been placed on administrative leave while the investigation is on-going.
On Tuesday, Paw Paw Public Schools Superintendent Anthony Habra issued a statement on the school’s website that reported of an ongoing investigation involving a district high school teacher. Habra said:
“Dear Parents / Guardians:
I am sorry for the brevity of this note; there is currently an investigation of one of our HS teaching staff. No students are in danger. At PPPS, our number one concern is student safety – we consistently strive to ensure every student has the right to feel physically and emotionally safe. The teacher is on administrative leave until the investigation is complete.
Thank you for your support as we continue to strive for excellence.”