Monroe City Superintendent Jim Masters says law enforcement officials have determined there was no danger and students have returned to class after a bomb threat was received at the high school building Friday morning.
"The school district would like to applaud the response of our students, faculty and staff in managing a safe and orderly evacuation and relocation effort," Masters said in a statement released Friday afternoon. "The quick response and professionalism of city, county and state law enforcement, fire department and ambulance district personnel are greatly appreciated."
Masters released a timeline of Friday morning's events as follows:
"All citizens of our community can be assured that the safety and well-being of our students and school personnel were in capable hands," Masters added.
Calls to the Monroe City Police Department have not been returned to WGEM.
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