"There were no incidents or problems at the high school today". "'Wait for Wednesday.' The posting included a picture of SBHS", Dr. McCartney's letter said.
And at least nine clown arrests have been made in Alabama so far, with seven facing felony charges.
The creepy clown reports themselves might be scaring people more than anything.
At the University of CT, several hundred students wielding golf clubs, shovels and hockey sticks chose to take matters into their own hands, gathering just before midnight Monday in a cemetery, apparently ready to fight off menacing clowns they heard might be lurking among the headstones. "Our hope is to operate in a normal manner while exercising caution and emphasizing safety".
Continued reminders to report suspicious activity to police rather than take action came from the police department through the night as the rumors spread.
"I am terrified of clowns", said Sydney resident Alicia Steele. Police responded to the calls but didn't find people dressed as clowns.
Investigators have not confirmed this. This month it's these dumb clowns.
She has friends in Dallas who are clowns too, and says that after these so-called "creepy clown sightings", they've received disturbing messages.
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The prevalence of social media has caused these stories to go viral.
Despite not being on the list of cities on the page, Fontana Police say they have received "calls and social media inquiries claiming subjects dressed as clowns are making threats towards citizens", according to a police statement. The school districts added security and asked parents to talk to their children about avoiding strangers. Clowns wear make up and disguises that make them ambiguous in a time when society encourage hyper awareness of our surroundings to avoid danger. The reports have suggested that a costumed clown is in the area threatening young people.
As one might expect, the clowns in question, if caught, often turn out to be teenagers on a lark.
In Connecticut, three girls in Ansonia were arrested for allegedly threatening their schools on social media in two separate incidents, according to NBC Connecticut.
Earnest said he did not know if the president had been briefed specifically on the matter, and deferred to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security for what the Post called "the jester specifics". "At this time, the SRPD does not believe this is anything more than a prank and do not believe there is any threat to the South River Community".
The clown craze needs to just stop.
When it comes to reports of creeps in red noses, law enforcement across the USA hasn't been clowning around.
"Most of the social media posts were attributed to a 'clown joke, ' possibly linked to numerous clown sightings throughout the nation and the world", state police say in their bulletin issued Monday.