regarding threat at Superior Heights
District School Board advises that an arrest has been made following a threat
that was received at the school this morning.
The police have searched the school and there is no current risk to
students or staff.
are advised that the school will be open and classes will be running on regular
schedule for Thursday, March 24, 2016.
As a follow-up and precautionary measure, a police presence will be
maintained at the school tomorrow.
Board wishes to thank students, staff, parents and Sault Ste. Marie Police
Services for their cooperation and assistance during today’s evacuation. We would also like to remind everyone that
any information received that could pose a safety concern to a school or our community
needs to be reported immediately to the police.
Superior Heights Situation – Student Update
District School Board advises the parents and community members of Superior
Heights Collegiate & Vocational School that the school is closed to all
staff and students for the remainder of the day (Wednesday March 23rd).
Superior Heights students who were relocated to Alexander Henry High School
have been bussed home and/or picked up at Alexander Henry. A plan for staff is in place with them
reporting to alternate work sites for the remainder of the day.
Community Education students who had been relocated to Kiwedin Public School
this morning have been bussed home or picked up and staff are remaining at the
Director of Education, Lucia Reece, reminds parents that students’ safety
is always our first priority. We will
continue to work closely with City police and we will provide an update on the
situation and the plan for Thursday after we have met with Police. This information will be relayed to parents
and the community later today.
We thank parents and the community of Superior Heights for your patience,
understanding and cooperation. Further
updates and information will be shared through the local media.
Situation at Superior Heights Collegiate
& Vocational School
Algoma District School Board (ADSB) advises
the parents and family members of Superior Heights Collegiate & Vocational
School (SCHVS) that there has been a threat made against the school. City of Sault Ste. Marie police are on site
and ADSB is working closely with the police.
Safety of students and staff is always our
first priority and for their safety, students and staff are being bussed
to alternate sites. Students and staff
of the 7-12 school are being bussed to Alexander Henry High School. Community Education students and staff are
being bused to Kiwedin Public School.
We will keep Superior Heights parents
informed through SynerVoice and will provide updates through the media as