*Attached video: Previous coverages on Highland High School bomb threat
MEDINA COUNTY, Ohio (WJW) – The school has been determined safe after students at the Highland Local Schools High School evacuated after a bomb threat Monday morning. Students are set to return to school as usual on Tuesday.
According to a message to Highland families from Superintendent Catherine Aukerman, ATF and Medina County Sheriff’s Office completed a full sweep of the high school and determined that the building was safe.
“The threats were determined to not be credible. Per the Medina County Sheriff’s Office, other area educational institutions received similar phone calls this morning, and they found those threats to also not be credible,” the release said.
According to the statement, students were allowed to return to school beginning at 12:30 p.m. Monday to get their belongings that might have been left behind.
“All after-school activities will go on as scheduled, and classes will resume as regularly scheduled tomorrow morning. Out of an abundance of caution, there will be an increased presence by law enforcement,” the statement said.
Earlier Monday morning, high school students went to the Highland stadium, and school was dismissed for the rest of the day.
All other schools in the district stayed in session on Monday.