Social media threat turns Lawrence Co. High School virtual

Published: Feb. 10, 2022 at 10:29 AM CST
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LAWRENCE CO., Miss. (WLBT) - Lawrence County High School switched to virtual learning Thursday and Friday, due to a school threat and investigation surrounding it.

The district issued this alert on its website:

The school district went on lockdown Wednesday after the initial threat.

Educators alerted deputies who immediately provided safety and security measures to all of the schools in the county.

Investigators said first responders responded to one of the schools after a child had an anxiety attack, but no children were harmed.

There has been a threat made to the Lawrence County High School. A similar threat was made to the Jefferson Davis...

Posted by Lawrence County Sheriff's Office - Mississippi on Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Classes are set to resume Monday, February 14.

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