Donna Klein Jewish Academy On Lockdown After Apparent Bomb Threat UPDATE
UPDATE: The K-9 bomb dogs and bomb unit say they have searched the school and determined that there is no bomb.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says that students at Donna Klein Jewish Academy have been allowed to go back to school now that the threat appears to have been a hoax.
The Head of School, Karren Feller, released a statement about the bomb threat:
Dear DKJA Families, As you were informed, there was a nonthreatening incident on the campus, and the school, as well as all the other agencies, were informed to go into Code White (Bomb Threat) precaution mode. We all needed to stay in the buildings until the all clear. The clearance came at 2 p.m. this afternoon. The alert was conducted by the South Palm Beach Sheriff's Department, who found that this was a non-valid threat. I wish you a peaceful Shabbat, Karen Feller Head of School
Original post: The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says that the Donna Klein Jewish Academy in Boca Raton is on lockdown following a bomb threat.
Apparently the bomb threat was sent to the school via an email.
One report says that Zale Pre-School has been evacuated. The preschool is part of the Donna Klein Jewish Academy.
The email, says a spokesman for the PBSO, was sent to the school late Thursday night, but was only just recently read by school officials.
The email allegedly states that there is a bomb in the school, which is located on 9701 Donna Klein Boulevard, in Boca Raton
Zale preschool has been evacuated and Donna Klein Jewish Academy is on lockdown following bomb threat.— Alexandra Seltzer (@alexseltzer) January 31, 2014
PBSO K-9 bomb dogs are on the scene, along with and a bomb unit.