Back to Normal as
Students Take Bomb Threat in Stride
By Margaret Lipman (February 4, 2005)
After the unusual
circumstances that prompted Tuesday’s three-hour delay, Masonites
have now settled back into their normal class schedules and routines
an early closing and delayed opening caused by a bomb threat.
Here, two K-9 squad cars that supplied
bomb-sniffing dogs are parked in front of Mason while the dogs and
officers conducted their search.
of Schools Dr.
Berlin made the decision to delay the opening Tuesday of all Falls
Public Schools for three hours after a threat was received via e-mail
morning.Following last week’s exams,
Monday had been designated a professional day and classes were not held.Only a few students were taking make-up exams
in the building on Monday morning, although the faculty was present for
professional development activities. When middle and high school
arriving for the
Tuesday morning, all traces of law enforcement presence had all but
(Photo by Eliot Hagen)
Block 1 was
Block 3 was shortened on Tuesday, but otherwise, the school day
usual. The bomb threat is continues to be investigated