Newtown High School put on ‘lock-in’ Tuesday afternoon

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Newtown Upset After Gun Background Check Bill Fails

NEWTOWN – Newtown High school was placed on “lock in” mode around 1:10 Tuesday afternoon. During that time, visitors were not allowed on school grounds and those inside the school remained in the building. Teaching and learning continued in a normal pattern, according to a statement from the Superintendent’s office.

Officials say a message was sent to parents regarding the incident that prompted the “lock in” at the school. The message indicated a threat was made on social “directly and only to” Newtown High school.

The “lock in” was lifted at 1:55 p.m. and students were dismissed at the usual time.

A community forum was previously planned for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Anyone who is concerned can bring it up at the meeting.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s