The Grapevine-Colleyville school district issued a statement today regarding a Trophy Club police investigation into alleged misconduct of a high school counselor.
The freshmen counselor at Colleyville Heritage High School is on administrative leave while police investigate an allegation that he had an inappropriate relationship with a student. The student no longer attends Grapevine-Colleyville schools. Kerry D. Jones, 50, of Trophy Club, also a member of the Northwest school board. Read more in the Star-Telegram.
Grapevine-Colleyville school district spokeswoman Megan Overman today issued this statement, noting that the alleged misconduct did not occur on school property:
"On August 10, GCISD was notified by the Trophy Club Police Department that they were investigating allegations of misconduct with a former student by a Colleyville Heritage High School counselor. The district placed the counselor on administrative leave the same day we were notified.
"The Trophy Club police have confirmed that the alleged misconduct did not occur on school property and that no other students related to CHHS are involved. This is an ongoing police investigation.
"State and federal privacy laws prevent us from publicly discussing matters involving students or personnel; however, GCISD is cooperating fully with the Trophy Club police on this matter."