April 15 2019 – Hammarskjold High School Closed Due to Another Threat

Police have not revealed the possible source of the threats
Police have not revealed the possible source of the threats

THUNDER BAY – DEVELOPING – Hammarskjold High School is closed again today due to a threat.

Due to an anonymous threat received by Thunder Bay Police, Hammarskjold High School will be closed for the entire day today, Monday, April 15.

Buses will be returning students home. Students without keys will be dropped off at Superior CVI. All efforts will be made to reopen on Tuesday, April 16.

UPDATE: 10:00 AM – Hold and Secure has been lifted for: St. Pius X School, Gateway, Bishop E.Q. Jennings Senior Elementary School, Corpus Christi School & St. Bernard School.

UPDATE: 09:35 AM – The precautionary hold and secures initiated at Algonquin Avenue Public School, CD Howe Public School and Gron Morgan Public School have been lifted. Hammarskjold High School remains Closed for the day.

The Lakehead Public School Board further advises, “With Hammarskjold High School closed due to a threat, the following schools are on a Hold and Secure until further notice Algonquin Avenue Public School, CD Howe Public School and Gron Morgan Public School.”

The Catholic Board advises, “As a precaution from a threat at a neighbouring school, the following schools are placed in Hold and Secure: St. Pius X School, Gateway, Bishop E.Q. Jennings Senior Elementary School, Corpus Christi Elementary School & St. Bernard Elementary School.

“St. Pius X School, Corpus Christi Elementary School & St. Bernard Elementary School will no longer be able to attend Link Up: The Orchestra Moves.

“The threat is currently being investigated by Thunder Bay Police Services, and the regular dismissal is anticipated with the Hold and Secure precaution to be lifted by the end of the school day.”