On Thursday, August 31st, 2023, around 1:00 pm, the Charlestown City Police Department received a call to Jonathan Jennings Elementary School regarding information about a possible threat.
In response, officers arrived and conducted an investigation, prompting the school to initiate a lockdown according to protocol.
After confirming that there was no real danger to the school and its students, normal class activities resumed.
We share the school’s stance that “Safety is our top priority, and all threats are treated seriously with thorough investigations.
” We appreciate those who came forward to report the threat, and we consistently urge students to “Speak up if you witness or know something.”
Administrators at Jonathan Jennings Elementary School have communicated about the incident to parents of their students.
This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.