Bomb scare a hoax

Remington May

Madeline Peña, Online Editor-in-Chief

At approximately 10am, Dec. 4, students were evacuated due to a bomb threat. No bombs were found and classes resumed at 2:15 pm.

“When a situation like this is deemed worthy, you meet with the SRO and from there, he contacts the police and fire department,” principal Jason Cochran said. “When the police and fire department arrive, a commanding officer takes charge in coming up with a plan to ensure the school’s safety.”

Students and faculty were evacuated to the practice field. Some students contacted their parents requesting for food, jackets and/or checkouts. Office personel worked from the Carson area checking students out.

“Luckily, we had processes in place to make the situation smoother,” Cochran said.

A $2,500 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and the conviction of the person who wrote the threat.

“It’s not just $2,500 to tell someone out, it’s an arrested conviction.”

The minimum punishment for this offense is 90 days in AEP.

“This causes not only a huge disturbance, but a safety issue,” Cochran said.

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