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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

A brawl is caught on camera between two students in the cafeteria at Dubuque Senior High School.  Students try to break it up, but the girls involved in  the fight keep going at it. 

Principal Dr. Dan Johnson confirmed there was a fight between two students at the end of the day Monday.

The video was posted on twitter.

He says it's unfortunate video of the fight was posted online, but also added they have their own video cameras all over the school to help with safety. 

School officials say the situation was taken care of.

"If it were an issue and not handled correctly by the school, I would've heard about it and it was handled in the proper forms that it needed to be handled," said Tami Ryan, Vice President of Dubuque Community District Board.

Dr. Johnson says with a school of about 1,600 students -- there are always potential for conflicts.

That's why some school districts like Burlington Schools in southern Iowa are moving towards implementing body cameras.

However, it doesn't seem like it's on the radar in Dubuque.

"It hasn't been brought up to me or to the school board so it's a new concept that I didn't know schools were looking at doing," said Ryan.

Officials say they have other security measures for safety.

"I know in our schools we already have security cameras  in place that help for student safety  as well as administrator  safety. As far as I know that's working to the best that we want it to work," said Ryan.

The Dr. Johnson says the students were disciplined according to the districts normal procedures. He wouldn't share what those disciplinary procedures were, just that it's confidential.  He also says there were no injuries in the fight. 

As for the video, it is no longer on Twitter.

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