(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Hammarskjold High School is closed again due to an anonymous threat. Below is the statement made by Lakehead Public Schools.
“Due to an anonymous threat received by Thunder Bay Police, Hammarskjold High School will be closed for the entire day today, Tuesday, April 2.
All efforts will be made to reopen on Wednesday, April 3.
Students already picked up by their bus will be returned home.
Students without home keys will be dropped off at Superior CVI.”
Hold and Secure statement.
”With Hammarskjold HS closed due to a threat, the following schools are on a Hold and Secure until further notice – Algonquin PS, CD Howe PS and Gron Morgan PS.
This is only a PRECAUTION”
Catholic school board statement.
“As a precaution from a threat at a neighbouring school, the following schools are placed in Hold and Secure: St. Pius X School, Gateway, Bishop E.Q. Jennings Senior Elementary School, Corpus Christi Elementary School & St. Bernard Elementary School.
The threat is currently being investigated by Thunder Bay Police Services, and the regular dismissal is anticipated with the Hold and Secure precaution to be lifted by the end of the school day.
We appreciate your understanding during these circumstances, as our students and staff are always our priority.”
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