Stockbridge schools closed Thursday for threat investigation
10:05 AM, Feb 15, 2018
2:53 PM, Feb 15, 2018
Stockbridge Community Schools was closed Wednesday, and Thursday after receiving a threat of violence at the Junior / Senior high.
They posted to their Facebook page Tuesday indicating that the threat was being reviewed and investigated by police.
They shared a third update on their Facebook page Wednesday:
"Based on current information Stockbridge Community Schools will be closed on Thursday February 15th.
We continue to find no evidence to indicate the threat was actionable and we have received no further messages by our technology department. However, we still need time to complete the investigation. Student safety continues to remain a priority."
Stockbridge posted an update Wednesday saying that they're still investigating the threat. They did release a little more information. They said that there was a series of messages that were intercepted by their technology department.
"We continue to investigate the threat at Stockbridge Junior/Senior high. There was a series of inappropriate messages intercepted by our technology department. The last message received was from yesterday afternoon that included threatening language that discussed violence directed towards the school.
With the help of our law enforcement, we walked through and inspected the entire Junior/Senior High School earlier this morning. We have found no evidence to indicate that the threat was actionable, and no further messages have been received by our technology department.
We are continuing to partner with law enforcement to pursue any leads that may help us identify who is responsible for the messages. A decision to hold school on Thursday, February 15th will be decided later this evening after further consultation with authorities regarding the investigation.
Additionally, all athletic events, extracurricular activities and community education activities are canceled for this evening."
Tuesday statement available below:
"Our technology department received information regarding a threat of violence at the Junior/Senior High.
The information has been reviewed by police and is currently being investigated.
Out of precaution and time needed to investigate Stockbridge Community Schools will be closed on Wednesday February 14th. An update message will be sent out on Wednesday afternoon."