Thursday, April 11, 2013

Update: Bomb Threat Evacuates Boise and Kuna High Schools

Posted By on Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 11:55 AM

UPDATE, 1:47 p.m.: Boise School District officials announced that after a search of the school, no bomb or any threat was found. Classes resumed at 12:50 p.m.

UPDATE, 12:22 p.m.: Ada County Sheriff's Office officials report that police have determined that there is no threat at Kuna High School. Students and staff have already returned to classes.

UPDATE, 12:03 p.m.: Kuna High School also received a bomb threat at roughly 10:50 a.m. According to the Ada County Sheriff's Office, the school has been evacuated and is being searched. School administrators say classes will resume once the building has been cleared.

Original Post:

Students from Boise High School were evacuated from campus buildings before 11 a.m. following a bomb threat.

According to a message from Dr. Ann Farris, Boise Area Director of the Boise School District:

"We immediately implemented our safety and security procedures and contacted Boise Police. All students have been safely evacuated to the school's football field."

Parents of students have been informed that they're able to pick up students on the 13th Street side of the football field. Parents are asked to bring proper identification.

"Classes may or may not resume," said Farris.

According to the Boise Police Department, the threat is currently under investigation, but no further information was available.

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