Lockdown reported at Stettler schools the morning of Dec. 20th

Lockdown reported at Stettler schools the morning of Dec. 20th

Afternoon activities resumed at 1:15 p.m.

This morning around 11 a.m., staff at William E. Hay Stettler Secondary Campus were notified by the RCMP that there was a potential threat.

“Following our emergency procedures, WEH SSC initiated a lockdown as did Stettler Elementary School,” noted a release from Clearview School Division.

RCMP officers were on site at all time to assist with the lockdown.

At approximately 11:45 a.m. parents were notified of the lockdown via SchoolMessenger.

At 12:10 p.m. the RCMP notified staff that the lockdown could be lifted. During this period of time staff supervised and supported students.

“We appreciate the cooperation of our students, staff, parents and RCMP in addressing and resolving this matter. Students were released for lunch at approximately 12:30 p.m.

Afternoon activities resumed at 1:15 p.m.

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