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PRIDE Prep School cancelled Friday over bomb threat

SPOKANE, Wash. - UPDATE:

The charter school told parents Monday it considers the threat of bombs an extremely serious matter. The administration figured out that the sender of the threat was a student who was “pulling a prank” on someone. The school says those involved were disciplined appropriately and referred to Spokane police.
 

UPDATE:

In an email sent out ot school families, PRIDE Prep Schools cancelled Friday classes due to a bomb threat.

After school on Thursday, the school's email security system quarantined a message that read, "in your first period will will bomb your school." 

The school believes since the threat came through email they have the potential to trace where it came from. They have several cyber experts attempting to backtrack an email account in attempt to to find out who is responsible for the threat. 

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In an email sent out to school families, PRIDE Prep Schools announced that Friday classes have been cancelled due to a possible security concern.

The school says its cancelled classes due to a threat it received on Thursday. PRIDE Prep have contacted local authorities and have done security sweeps throughout the campus. Currently there is no active threat on campus.

The school had a scheduled half-day for students on Friday, but decided to take the morning to follow up on the threat with local authorities. 

School will resume as scheduled next week.

 


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