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Alexandria City High School on lockdown after anonymous threat

(Updated 9:40 a.m.) Alexandria City High School and the Minnie Howard Campuses are on lockdown and will have an asynchronus learning day.

According to the school’s website:

For the safety and security of our students and staff, the Alexandria City High School King Street and Minnie Howard Campuses are currently on lockdown status and today, October 14, 2021, will be an asynchronous day. This is due to an anonymous threat that the Alexandria Police Department (APD) received. APD is currently conducting a threat assessment to determine credibility. More details to follow when the assessment is complete.

This is the second lockdown in the last two weeks. Last Tuesday, the school was put into lockdown when a student brought a loaded handgun onto the campus and was stopped at a school entrance.

On Twitter, Alexandria City High School Principal Peter Balas online education site Canvas for school assignments.

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