UPDATE: Saint Anthony Catholic School Today – Students at Saint Anthony Catholic School are not expected to report to class on Thursday while law enforcement officials continue their investigation into a threat of violence that led to the institution-wide implementation of a lockdown on Wednesday, March 29th, 2023. According to a letter that was sent home to parents on Wednesday by the school, classes will resume on Friday, March 31st, 2023, at which time pupils will be able to retrieve their bags and other personal items.
According to a news statement issued by the Archdiocese of Agana on Thursday, school administrators initiated the lockdown at the Tamuning Catholic school on Wednesday after discovering a note that threatened gun violence. The note was found in the school’s office.
Law officers began a search of the school and the surrounding areas, including Tamuning Elementary School, which is located just across the street, after the authorities were called and parents and guardians were instructed to pick up their children from the facility. It was determined that neither of the institutions posed any threat. According to the news release issued by the archdiocese, Saint Anthony will provide parents with an update today.
PREVIOUSLY: Saint Anthony Catholic School Today – Students at Saint Anthony Catholic School were told to shelter in place due to a threat from an active shooter. According to a statement sent to parents this morning, SACS received a threat from an active shooter around 8:15 am. In accordance with SACS Safety Procedures, the SACS Administration promptly issued a shelter-in-place order and informed the Guam Police Department and Archdiocese of Agana. GPD is doing an inspection and investigation there right now.
Students are now being let out. While SACS releases its students to parents, GPD Patrol Officers, Special Operations Division, and help from HSI personnel will stay on-site to guarantee the security of the kids, staff, and surrounding locations.
St. Anthony Catholic School is a private, co-educational, Christian pre-kindergarten, elementary school, and middle school located in San Antonio Texas in the Monte Vista neighborhood offering Spanish Immersion from Pre-K3 through Kindergarten as well as Advanced Math and Classical Curriculum through Middle School.
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