Alexandria City High School (ACHS) was evacuated in response to a bomb threat earlier today, the second day in a row that bomb threats have forced a school evacuation.
The school was evacuated at 2:25 p.m. today, though students were already dismissed earlier at 1:15 p.m. for parent-teacher conferences.
According to an email sent out to the ACHS community by Principal Peter Balas:
At 2:25 p.m. today, the Alexandria City High School (ACHS) King Street campus was evacuated in response to a bomb threat. Students had been dismissed at 1:15 p.m. today for early dismissal due to parent-teacher conferences.
The remaining staff, students and families in the building for the parent-teacher conferences were evacuated from the King Street Campus to designated areas outside, while the Alexandria Police Department and Alexandria Fire Department are conducting an on-site investigation.
The safety and security of our students, staff and families in our school facilities are of utmost priority. Teachers and school administrators will provide information to families about the rescheduling of today’s parent-teacher conferences.
The evacuation comes one day after a previous evacuation due to a bomb threat.
ACHS King Street campus evacuated due to a bomb threat. Parent-teacher conferences today will be rescheduled. https://t.co/WeE71VRWf9
— Alexandria City High School – King Street Campus (@AlexCityTitans) February 2, 2023
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