Shelton High School Principal Put on Administrative Leave

The principal of Shelton High School has been put on administrative leave, according to a statement posted on the Shelton Public Schools website.

Dr. Beth Smith will be out on administrative leave until further notice, the statement said.

The statement did not release specifics about what prompted the administrative leave, but it did say that it is a personnel matter.

"Please beware of rumors! She was NOT escorted from the building by police. There has been NO arrest!" the statement continued.

The school system said their primary concern is the well being of their students.

"Dr. Smith deserves respect and privacy as this process unfolds," the statement said.

If you have any concerns, you're urged to contact Superintendent Chris Clouet.

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