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Friday, September 19, 2008

Bomb Threat at Phoenixville High School

Update 11:40am. Good news, the police have swept the entire school and students and faculty have been cleared to return to the building.

This morning, a bomb threat was called into Phoenixville High School. From the PASD website:

9:43, 19 Sept 2008-Emergency Situation At High School
Earlier today an anonymous person called the High School office and posed a bomb threat. All of the HS students were immediately evacuated and relocated to the Middle School. The police have been notified and are currently on site. Trained canines will sweep the building in the next hour. Our first priority is the safety of our students and staff. Please do not come to the High School to pick up your student as the traffic may interfere in the police investigation. Again, the students are safe. I will update every hour to inform you of the progress of this situation.

UPDATE 10:45, 19 Sept 2008-Emergency Situation At High School Update 1
The police canines have swept the stadium stands and the field house. They are proceeding to the High School Building. Again, all of the students and staff are safe. We are waiting for further instruction and information from the police officers on site.

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