Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools is responding to allegations that a 24-year-old female teaching assistant at Bethlehem High School engaged in inappropriate behavior with three male students.

A representative for the school division said whenever allegations such as this arise they are taken very seriously. The first step, the spokesperson said, is to ensure the safety of students.

Police are investigating the allegation. The woman is accused of inappropriate behavior towards one 16-year-old boy and two 17-year-olds.