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Lockdown Lifted at Lisle High School

The school was under a temporary lockdown late this morning. No students or staff were in danger, according to District 202 officials.

 

School officials called off a lockdown issued at on Thursday morning after finding a threatening note in a school office. were not availble for comment as of early Thursday afternoon.

issued the following statement to parents at approximately 1:30 p.m.:

"On Thursday, Jan. 12 at approximately 11:40 a.m., Lisle Senior High School personnel found a note containing a concerning message in an office within the school.  In consult with the Lisle Police, the situation was immediately assessed and common areas in the building were searched.  At no point were any students or staff in danger.  The building was placed on lockdown as a precautionary measure and a corridor was established to ensure the safety of the students and staff.  Members of the Lisle Police Department and Du Page County Sheriff’s Department worked with school officials to investigate the matter and it was determined that the note was a prank.  The school returned to normal daily schedule at approximately 1 p.m.  Dismissal time will remain unchanged and all events scheduled for tonight will take place.  The Lisle Police will continue to work with school officials in investigating this matter.  Our commitment will always remain first to the safety of our students and staff."

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