At 1:50 PM on Thursday, September 13, all Boardman schools were put into Lockout by the Boardman Police Department. At 1:52 PM, Riverside Jr/Sr High was put into Lockdown by the police. These protocols were put into place in response to a general threat made on social media.
During the protocols, all students and staff were safe. After police officers completed their procedures for securing a building after Lockdown, the protocols were lifted at all Boardman schools at 2:22 PM.
The Morrow County School District thanks the school administrators, teachers, staff and law enforcement officers for their cooperation today.