From Superintendent Jordan:
At approximately 9:45 AM this morning local authorities informed us that a bomb threat had been received specifically naming the Ridge View Community School. All students and staff were safely evacuated to Dexter Regional High School where parents were reunified with their children. A State Police canine bomb-sniffing unit performed an extensive search of the school and found nothing suspicious. The school will be in session tomorrow with an added Police presence. Thank you to all of the staff, students, and the Dexter Police Department for handling a very stressful situation in a calm professional manner.
Due to a changing weather forecast that is now calling for freezing rain between 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, we will be closing all SAD #46 Schools at 11:45 AM today. Please call the school where your child attends if you have transportation changes.
From the Maine Department of Education: Update on Active Shooter Threats Dear Champions of Education, The Department of Public Safety is aware of multiple active shooter threats that have been made at schools throughout the state. Maine State Police have been assisting local law enforcement agencies with these initial investigations. At this time these reports are believed to be a. Read More