| Main |

Weapons in schools issue now on Yelm’s doorstep as KOMO TV 4 reports:
“Yelm High School lockdown ends; no weapon found”

Photo: Yelm Community Schools

– “Yelm High School lockdown ends; no weapon found”
“A lockdown at Yelm High School Wednesday has ended. The lockdown was instituted after administrators received a report that a student was planning on bringing a weapon to school.

“The school said a few students reported that a student made social media reports about a weapon.

“School officials and police met with the student.

“The school said there was a thorough search and that no gun was found.

“The school and police determined the lockdown could be lifted at 10:20 a.m,” quoting KOMO-TV 4 News, Seattle.
Read more

– From Yelm Community Schools
“YHS Precautionary Lock Down – ALL CLEAR

“There is no immediate threat: YHS is in lock down as a precautionary measure due to reports that a student may have planned to bring a weapon to school today [Feb. 28]. That student is secured in the main office with law enforcement at this time. Law enforcement has not located a weapon.”

UPDATE 10:25am – During first period today Yelm High School administration placed the school into a precautionary lockdown. A few students reported to administration that a student had made social media posts about a weapon. School administration and law enforcement worked quickly with the student alleged to have made the posts. School staff and Yelm Police conducted a thorough search and no weapon was found on campus. At 10​:20​ a.m. school administration and Yelm Police determined the lockdown could be lifted and school operations could continue. Staff and students did a great job of first reporting the concern, and then following safety procedures. Again, the lockdown was a precautionary measure and no weapon was on campus. Thank you to our community for their cooperation today.
Read more

– UPDATE: March 2, 2018
“Here’s what led up to a 75-minute lockdown at Yelm High School on Wednesday”
By Lisa Pemberton, The Olympian.
Read more

Posted by Steve on February 28, 2018 at 10:48 am | Permalink

Post a comment

No comments yet. You should be kind and add one!

By submitting a comment you grant Yelm Community Blog a perpetual license to reproduce your words and name/web site in attribution. Inappropriate and irrelevant comments will be removed at an admin’s discretion. Your email is used for verification purposes only, it will never be shared.

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.



Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com