Highland Park High School is on Lockdown after Box of Bullet Shells Discovered in Bathroom
Yesterday morning, Highland Park High School was evacuated after school officials found a threatening note in a boys' bathroom. It was the same boys' bathroom where three similar notes had been found the month before. In all four cases, a search of the school revealed nothing.
The danger became a bit more tangible today. The school was placed on lockdown this morning after a box of .22 shells was found in a different boys bathroom.
School district spokeswoman Helen Williams told the Morning News that students and teachers are being kept in their rooms while police investigate. They are no doubt sick of having the specter of violence hanging over their heads.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Observer's biggest stories.
- That's It Then: The Cowboys 2015 Season Gets Put Out of Its Misery
Sun., Nov. 29, 2:00pm
Tue., Dec. 1, 7:00pm
Fri., Dec. 4, 7:00am
Fri., Dec. 4, 7:05pm
- The Cowboys' 5 Biggest Thanksgiving Turkeys
- Live From London: Your Holiday Weekend Weather Apocaforecast