tamatoledonews.com-tamatoledonews.com-What was described as a "written bomb threat" directed at the South Tama Middle School in Toledo is the reason South Tama Schools have been closed today -Wednesday, March 30. The school website says, in part, "After consulting with the authorities, the school board president and vice president, it was determined that there will be no school tomorrow March 30th. There will be no middle school activities. The high school will have after school activities as normally scheduled." The case is being investigated by the Toledo Police and Fire departments and Cedar Rapids Police Department according to news releases. tamatoledonews.com - UPDATE: NOTICE POSTED ON SOUTH TAMA WEBSITE School Cancellation- School will be closed district-wide Wednesday, March 30th. No middle school activities will be held. High School after school activities will continue as normally scheduled. EARLIER: Threat cancels STC Middle School parent-teacher conference Tuesday night tamatoledonews.com - South Tama Superintendent Kerri Nelson said in a statement issued by fax at 4:37 p.m. Tuesday: "South Tama Schools identified a threat toward the middle school. The threat is being investigated by the Toledo Police, Toledo Fire Department and Cedar Rapids Police Department. All students and staff were dismissed and are safe. Parent-Teacher conferences have been canceled for the evening. The administration and authorities are working together to determine whether or not school will be in session tomorrow. "No further information is available at this time." MID-AFTERNOON: The following message was posted earlier on the South Tama School website: "Middle School Parent Teacher Conferences Canceled for Tonight Middle School Parent Teacher Conferences Canceled for tonight due to an emergency situation. ALL students and staff are currently" safe
A Toledo Police officer was posted outside the South Tama Middle School in Toledo Tuesday afternoon after a threat was reportedly received concerning the school. Other officers and school officials were inside the building which had been evacuated.