SANDY, Utah (ABC4 News)- Two school functions were relocated after students at Jordan High School were evacuated Thursday afternoon due to an alleged bomb threat.
The school was evacuated around 2 p.m. after the threat was made.
Officials at Canyons School District put students and faculty in busses to keep them warm during the evacuation. After an hour they were transported to the Mountain America Expo Center near the school
Because it’s cold outside, we have dispatched school buses to Jordan High so that students can board them to stay warm until we are able to reunify them with their families.— Canyons District (@canyonsdistrict) January 17, 2019
The “all-clear” was given around 4 p.m., but school officials decided to relocate the girl’s basketball game to Cottonwood High and the All-State Orchestra event to Corner Canyon High and their regularly scheduled time.
This is the second threat to Jordan High this week.
Earlier this week school officials explained that a schoolwide threat for Wednesday, January 16 was written on a bathroom stall.
School officials said there would be an extra presence from local law enforcement and an increased presence of teachers, administrators and other adults on the lookout for suspicious activity.