Beaver Dam Schools to reopen Monday after threat
In a Facebook Post Friday night the Beaver Dam School District said that the third individual they were seeking in the school threats case has been found and interviewed and they are confident that the threat to schools in the district has been eliminated.
At 1:56 AM Friday morning the assistant principal for Beaver Dam High School opened an email that made specific threats against the school. According to police, those threats including claims of guns as well as explosives. Police interviewed two local high school students involved with the threats.
Law enforcement authorities made contact with a third teen who lives in Las Vegas and had no intent or means to travel to Wisconsin. The individual is cooperating with law enforcement authorities. The three students communicated through Skype.
All school events and activities planned for Saturday and Sunday will run as scheduled. According to the school, there will be an increased police presence at all events and activities scheduled in our school district this weekend as a precautionary measure.
All Beaver Dam schools will run a regularly scheduled school day on Monday, May 8. There will be a police presence in and around the schools on Monday as a precautionary measure.
Students who make specific threats to the safety of our schools, students, staff or families will be referred to the Beaver Dam Unified School District Board of Education for expulsion from the Beaver Dam Unified School District.