MEDINA, Ohio (WJW)– A Highland High School teacher accused of sexual conduct with a student was issued $200,000 bond in Medina Municipal Court Friday morning.
Kyle Brooks, 55, of Akron, faces a charge of sexual battery.
The Medina County Sheriff’s Office said it was notified of the possible inappropriate conduct and arrested Brooks after speaking with the victim.
Highland Local School District Superintendent Catherine Aukerman released the following statement:
“We are shocked and saddened by this information. We have and will continue to fully cooperate with the Medina County Sheriff’s Office investigation. It remains our top priority to provide a safe learning environment for all students and have made plans for additional counselors to be available at the high school for students or families who may need support.”
Brooks was ordered not to contact the alleged victim and will be on GPS monitoring.