Who was Noah Ward? Lago Vista High School Student Dead via Suicide

A student of Lago Vista High School, Noah Ward, has been identified as the cause of a strange lockdown that occurred on campus on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024.

Lago Vista High School was placed on lockdown shortly after noon Wednesday in a swift and stunning decision that quickly sparked an online firestorm of questions and inquiries, with everyone and their mama wondering what went on.

“Earlier today, Lago Vista High School was placed on lockdown due to a student self-harm situation. The parents of that student have been contacted. There is no active threat at Lago Vista High School,” the Lago Vista ISD said on Facebook.

The notice said Lago Vista High School will release early while other High Schools in the district will close at their normal time.

Within a couple of hours, by 3: 25 p.m., all students were declared released and the Lago Vista Police Department declared the scene secure.

Attendance for Thursday was also declared optional.

The Lago Vista School district remained tight-lipped about what happened but confirmed an incident of ‘self-harm’ led to the lockdown.

The student who engaged in the self-harm was not identified but details about him later emerged on social media.

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The identity of the Lago Vista High School student who took their own life in an incident of ‘student self-harm’ leading to a lockdown of the campus, was revealed to be one Noah Ward.

Ward reportedly locked himself in a bathroom of the school and shot himself.

Discovery of his body prompted a lockdown of the school which ensured the incident went public.

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Details about Noah Ward are limited but he has been described as an active and brilliant student who suffered anxiety and depression due to bullying.

His stunning death shocked his friends and family who are left to reckon with a bright young life snuffed out in such a heartbreaking fashion.

Currently, the Lago Vista Independent School District (ISD) has yet to officially address the matter or even reveal the name of the deceased student.

Bullying in high schools remains rampant and on numerous occasions can have pretty severe consequences hence it remains an issue that authorities must strongly deal with and nip in the bud to ensure more young lives are not destroyed.

Rest in peace Noah Ward.


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