Nixa School District releases statement on arrest of assistant principal

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Nixa School District suspends the Junior High assistant principal after his arrest for suspicion of possession of child pornography.

According to court documents, the Greene County, Missouri prosecutor has not filed any charges in the case, but deputies arrested Colby Fronterhouse this week.

The school released the following statement to families of Nixa Junior High School students:

“We learned overnight that Colby Fronterhouse, an assistant principal at Nixa Junior High, was arrested on allegations of possession of child pornography.

We take any inappropriate conduct extremely seriously, so when we found out about these allegations, the district immediately placed Mr. Fronterhouse on administrative leave and will continue to follow board policy and procedure when addressing this situation.

The district will be working with the appropriate authorities as they conduct their investigation and will cooperate fully with anything they need.”