17, 2019) Tuesday morning, a building-wide evacuation took place at Lorain High
School after a series of phone calls were placed to the Administration Building,
via Google Voice.
calls were deemed credible, but unconfirmed, according to Safety Coordinator
ensure the safety of everyone in the building, and to prevent panic, a fire
alarm was activated to evacuate.
and staff were escorted from the buildings and moved to safe areas along the
perimeter of the high school. Once all were accounted for, everyone was
escorted to two separate locations off site.
fire and police responded to the high school, and more than 15 officers conducted
a sweep of the buildings, according to Figueroa.
search of the high school revealed no confirmed threat, and at that time,
Lorain police cleared for all scholars and staff to return to the high school.
City Schools takes all threats made to its staff and scholars seriously, and
continues to work to provide spaces conducive to safe learning.
regarding the calls has been handed over to the Lorain Police Department, and a
full investigation into the matter will be conducted.
you have questions, or information regarding the threats, we ask that you
contact the Lorain Police Department, directly.