Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Coal Region Canary
Coal Region CanaryCoal Region Canary

Schuylkill County News

Threat on Bathroom Stall Puts Pottsville High on Lockdown

pottsville high school lockdown

pottsville high school lockdown

A threat written on a bathroom stall inside Pottsville Area High School has the building under lockdown this afternoon.

Superintendent Sarah Yoder emailed Pottsville Area parents Thursday afternoon to inform them of the situation inside the school.

She writes, “The HS (High School) Administration was informed there was a threatening statement written in a bathroom stall. Lockdown procedures were implemented to ensure safety. Police were immediately notified and conducted a thorough investigation with the administration.”

Police vehicles were spotted parked outside the high school along Elk Ave. at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-1658728627906147

Yoder informs parents the investigation into the incident is ongoing.

“We appreciate your support as we prioritize the safety of our students,” her email concludes.

yoder email pottsville lockdown

Subscribe to Coal Region Canary

Get email updates from Coal Region Canary by becoming a subscriber today. Just enter your email address below to get started!
Loading

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More From The Canary

Local Weather

Are you a glass-half-full or half-empty person?

Local Weather

Hopefully, we can fend off the rain chances in the forecast for Saturday, too.

Local Weather

It'll be one of those days when the high is as high as the low or the low is as high as the high.

Local Weather

Rain moves in at night.

Local Weather

The Spring we all love is back.

Local Weather

The 70s make a comeback after today.

Local Weather

You should be able to get in your daytime plans today.

PA Lottery Numbers

Wednesday's winning numbers

PA Lottery Numbers

Saturday's winning numbers

PA Lottery Numbers

Thursday's winning numbers

PA Lottery Numbers

Sunday's winning numbers

Advertisement https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-1658728627906147