Second Bomb Threat in District Forces Emergency Planning

The threat was found only 5 days after the Colts Neck High School Evacuation

The is taking safety measures in response to a written bomb threat discovered on the school’s campus for Wednesday, Feb. 1, the district announced in a press release issued Tuesday.

The threat comes only five days after Colts Neck High School's . On Jan. 26, a "vague, non-specific" bomb threat was found at , which led to an evacuation of the building. According to the district, the threat was written within the building.

The district urged parents and guardians to talk to their children and impress upon them the seriousness of threats in today’s society. Students should be encouraged to notify them or school personnel should they hear of any planned or potential disruptive behavior.

Administrators have already activated the emergency response plan in preparation for the execution of emergency procedures Wednesday morning. As with other threats, administrators have also filed a police report and are working with law enforcement officials on a state and local level. As a result, belongings may be subject to a search, police will conduct a thorough search of the entire school, and explosive detecting dogs will be utilized as a part of the emergency response procedures.  

Parents and guardians are free the Office of Communications and District Projects at 732-792-7300 ext. 8542 if they have any questions.


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