A Laurel Middle School student had a gun both on and off school property after hours earlier this week, the school superintendent wrote in an email to parents and guardians Wednesday.
No students were injured in the Tuesday incident that occurred sometime after 4 p.m., Superintendent Linda Filpula wrote.
Law enforcement and the school administration are investigating the incident, she wrote.
"The safety of our students is of the utmost importance to us, as we know it is to you, too," Filpula wrote in the email. "We appreciate your concern for all of our students."