Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Emmaus High School sophomore Nina Rowan says that students have the power to stop the rumor mill at Emmaus High School about new bomb threats and who might be carrying out the hoaxes.
Tuesday, March 26
Special to Emmaus Patch by Nina Rowan Being a sophomore, I am more than accustomed to walking through the halls of Emmaus High School and hearing rumor upon juicy rumor about classmates, teachers, boyfriends, girlfriends, other schools, and so on. Rumors are a common occurrence in any high school, but rumors about one thing in particular are not quite so common: bomb threats. By now, it’s safe to say that almost everyone living or working within the limits of the East Penn School District has heard about the three bomb threats made at Emmaus High School in the recent months. Within those months, progress has been made. A freshman has been charged with making terroristic threats in regards to the first hoax made on Dec. 20, 2012. …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
A ninth-grade student has been charged with making terroristic threats in relation to a December 2012 bomb hoax at Emmaus High School, police say.
An Emmaus High School ninth-grader has been charged with making terroristic threats—a third-degree felony—for a Dec. 20, 2012 bomb hoax at the high school, according to Emmaus Police. Charges will be referred to Lehigh County Juvenile Court, according to a press release from the Emmaus Police Department. The high school has been the target of three bomb hoaxes in the last three months. Investigation into the other incidents continues, police say. The most recent hoax at Emmaus High School happened last week. The Dec. 20 incident happened a week after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Threats and pranks disrupted classes at schools in several states that week and at least two students were charged in other …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Even though the bomb threat at Emmaus High School turned out to be false, social media channels continue to buzz about it.
Patch coverage of the most recent bomb threat at Emmaus High School, as well as past incidents.
Friday, March 8, 2013
Emmaus High School bomb hoaxes aren't funny and could have some very real consequences according to one Emmaus High School senior who says she and her friends aren't laughing about these incidents.
Special to Emmaus Patch By Chrissy Cilento, Emmaus High School Senior I logged onto Facebook Wednesday night and was bombarded with status after status about the third attempted bomb threat on Emmaus High School. My classmates' posts were all pretty much along the same line: "Seriously? Three times? It's not funny anymore." I'll admit -- the first time I got the call that the school would be closed for a bomb threat, I probably wasn't as crestfallen as I should have been... I may or may not have done a small celebratory dance after the call ended and rubbed it in my little brother's face that he had school and I didn't. Now, however, the joke’s getting old. After-school activities are inconvenienced, schedules are out of whack, the …
Friday, December 21, 2012
East Penn School District officials issue an email statement about Thursday's bomb threat at Emmaus High School at 12:05 p.m. today following a sweep of the school.
East Penn School District issued the following statement about the safety of Emmaus High School at about 12:05 p.m. today via email. East Penn Community Liaison Nicole Bloise released the following information on behalf of the district: "Approximately 35 individuals representing local law enforcement agencies, including trained canine members, Emmaus Fire Department, East Penn administration and the custodial/maintenance staff took part in the thorough sweep of Emmaus High School this morning. It has been determined Emmaus High School is safe. The East Penn School District would like to thank all the local law enforcement agencies involved in the search, Chief Dave Faust of the Emmaus Police Department, and Dr. Tom Mirabella, Director of …
Bomb hoax pranks have hit schools in several states including Emmaus High School this week.
Emmaus High School is closed today as officials sweep the building to make sure it is safe in the wake of a bomb threat. After-school activities were canceled Thursday because of the threat. The scare comes a week after a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Threats and pranks have disrupted classes at schools in several states this week:
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Afternoon activities at Emmaus High School were cancelled on Thursday due to a bomb threat and the high school will remain closed on Friday as a precautionary measure, according to East Penn Superintendent of Schools Thomas L. Seidenberger.
East Penn Superintendent of Schools Thomas L. Seidenberger notified all East Penn School District families through a EduLink pre-recorded telephone call that Emmaus High School will remain closed on Friday, due to a bomb threat earlier today. The high school and all administrative offices at the high school will be closed on Friday, as a precautionary measure, Seidenberger said, although the bomb threat is not believed to be credible. Law enforcement officials will be searching and sweeping the building. In addition, all EHS day/evening activities are cancelled for Friday. Afternoon activities at EHS were cancelled sometime after 3 p.m. on Thursday in response to the threat. All other East Penn School District schools will remain open on …