Puts School on High Alert
By Naiesha Thobe
Just past noon on January 10th, Greenville Senior High School went on
lockdown due to a written bomb threat. Students were held after the
bomb threat had been received and were later evacuated from the
Reports say that a man handed an envelope containing the threat to a
student and told her to give it to the administration. A teacher was
given the envelope and the police force was quickly called on-scene,
beginning necessary protocol.
After searching the immediate grounds for any suspicious items,
students were evacuated from the school building and were held at the
nearby Harmon Field at 1:30 p.m. The students remained there until the
school day was over.
Authorities searched the building throughout the evening and
administration was on-site throughout the night. The school operated on
a two-hour delay on Wednesday, to allow a K-9 Unit to investigate the
Extra security has been placed over Greenville High School currently.
Each student is being subjected to a mandatory check before entering
the school. Cell phones and electronic devices must be turned off, and
students are asked to get to and from each class in a timely fashion.
Teachers are on watch for any suspicious behavior and extra measures
are being implanted to ensure the student’s safety.
These security measures will be enforced until further notice.