Tecumseh Schools briefly locked down after threatening message found

Tecumseh Schools briefly locked down after threatening message found

Tecumseh Local Schools were placed on a lockdown Thursday afternoon after staff found a threatening message written on a restroom wall at the high school, according to a post made on the district's Facebook.

The district said they placed the middle and high school students on a level one lockdown, which means “it is business as usual inside the classrooms, so learning is still taking place.”

Hello, this is Paula Crew. A threatening message was written on a restroom wall at THS about twenty minutes ago. We have...

Posted by Tecumseh Local Schools on Thursday, November 21, 2019
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Deputies responded around 12:30 p.m. to check on the threat, but the school doesn’t believe it was authentic.

The district canceled the lockdown soon after, but say deputies will remain at the high school until the end of the day to monitor dismissal.

We have canceled the level one lockdown for the middle school at this time. Deputies will remain at the high school until the end of the day and monitor dismissal.

Posted by Tecumseh Local Schools on Thursday, November 21, 2019