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Say Something Week addresses Coeur d'Alene school threats

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COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -

Lake City High School is one of many schools across the country taking part in National Say Something Week.

Some say it couldn’t have come at a more ironic time.

Last week, a Lake City High School student was arrested after a series of social media threats directed towards a fellow student.

The student faces four misdemeanor counts of using the telephone to terrify, threaten or harass.

According to Idaho law, if found guilty that person could spend no more than a year in jail.

But that’s where National Say Something Week comes in.

Created by the group Sandy Hook Promise, the idea is to help spread awareness about how both students and teachers can look for warning signs, especially on social media.

According to the school district, students watched several videos made by the group, one of which has since gone viral after coming out in December 2016.

The school district says students will “paint the school green” Friday and also wear green in support of National Say Something Week.

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