Menomonie Schools to Possibly Cancel Classes Wednesday after Shooting Threat
Menomonie school district officials are likely canceling classes Wednesday following threats of a shooting.
District Administrator Joe Zydowski says a written threat was found at Menomonie High School having to do with the possibility of a school shooting on December 9.
The school district says it is taking an abundance of precaution in how to deal with the situation.
At this point, the threat has not been corroborated, however, the district plans to take precautions until the crime is solved or the specified date passes.
Extra law enforcement are patrolling the schools in Menomonie following the threat.
The school district is asking parents to talk to their children and assure them that they are safe at school and encourage them to talk to their teachers or principals about this or any other school safety concerns.
Guidance counselors will also be available to talk to students this week.
District officials say the final decision on whether to cancel classes will by made by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 8.
Anyone with information regarding the threat is asked to contact the Menomonie Police Department.
A reward may be available for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for this incident.