High Schools Closed Wednesday Due to Social Media Threats

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MIDDLETON–Middleton High School and Clark Street Community School will not have classes on Dec. 11 after threats were made on social media.

In a call to parents on the night of Dec. 10, the Middleton Cross Plains Area School District stated the following:

We are canceling school on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at Clark Street Community School and Middleton High School.

Late today, we learned of serious and specific threats to students on social media. We take these threats very seriously. We have shared the threats with the Middleton Police Department and they are investigating.  

Our elementary and middle schools will still be in session on Wednesday.  

In a separate call to elementary and middle school parents, the call stated:

Due to serious and specific threats on social media, we are canceling school on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at Clark Street Community School and Middleton High School. 

The threats are specific to our high school campuses. Elementary and middle schools will be in session on Wednesday with an increased police presence. All of our building administrators are aware of the threats.

The elementary and middle schools will be under a building secure throughout Wednesday. No outdoor recess will be held and students will be let in upon arrival.

If you decide to keep your child home from school, please make sure to call the attendance line for the school your child attends.

No further information about the threats has been made available at this time.

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