C. Milton Wright High School in Bel Air was evacuated Monday morning after the school received a bomb threat by phone. Following an investigation, law enforcement deemed the threat not to be credible, according to Teri Kranefeld, HCPS manager of communications, and students and staff returned to class.
Below is the series of communications from HCPS to C. Milton Wright parents regarding the Monday bomb threat:
“Parents of C. Milton Wright High School, this is Teri Kranefeld, manager of communications calling on behalf of Principal Marlene Molter with an important message. The school received a bomb threat by phone. As a precaution, students and staff were immediately evacuated per our evacuation plan and law enforcement was notified. Students remain safe at this time while the investigation is taking place. As we take all threats seriously, students will remain evacuated until law enforcement gives the all clear for students to return. Once the investigation concludes and students are returned to their classrooms, you will be notified via this phone system. Thank you for your patience as we work through this situation. Again, this is Teri Kranefeld for Principal Marlene Molter.”
“Parents of C. Milton Wright High School, this is Teri Kranefeld calling on behalf of Principal Marlene Molter with an update. The investigation has concluded and law enforcement deemed the bomb threat not to be credible and the building safe. Students are returning to their classrooms at this time. We would like to commend the students for their calm and appropriate behavior as we worked through this situation. Thank you for your attention. Again, this is Teri Kranefeld for Principal Marlene Molter.”