TAUNTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Two Taunton schools have canceled class Tuesday after school officials said a threatening note was found.
An employee at Taunton High School found the anonymous note at the end of class Monday, Taunton Superintendent Julie Hackett said.
School officials called the police, who are now investigating.
“The threat had today’s date on it,” Taunton police Lt. Eric Nichols said. “We needed investigative time to determine whether that threat was credible or not.”
Taunton High School and Parker Middle School will both be closed Tuesday due to the threat, Hackett said. All other schools in the district will have class as regularly scheduled.
The high school and middle school will make up the missed day in June, Hackett added.
Parents and family members of students at the schools are concerned and upset with the situation.
“I need to know my son is 100 percent safe at school,” Christine Miceli said. “I don’t need to worry from when he walks out the door to when he gets home.”
After school activities Tuesday have also been cancelled. Schools will reopen Wednesday, officials said.
An investigation is ongoing.
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