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Wayne HS locked down on Tuesday: Threatening voicemail deemed ‘not credible’ after investigation

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Wayne Central High School was evacuated on Tuesday following a threatening voicemail received by a staff member, Superintendent Joe Siracuse informed the community. Although the threat’s details were vague, the severity prompted immediate action, adhering to the school’s safety protocols. This led to the temporary relocation of high school students to the middle school.

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An investigation into the voicemail concluded that there was no credible threat, allowing students to safely return to the high school. Superintendent Siracuse emphasized the district’s commitment to safety, stating that such decisions are always made with the well-being of the school community in mind.

In response to the incident, the school has made counselors available to provide support to students and staff who might need help coping with the stressful situation. The swift response and thorough investigation underscore the school’s dedication to maintaining a secure environment for its students and staff.