Schools in MSAD 54 were closed today, March 30, after a threatening post to social media. Officials say they acted acting out of an abundance of caution after a photo was posted showing a young man holding a firearm.

Message from MSAD 54:

There will be no school in all MSAD 54 schools today. MSAD 54 will be cancelling school today as a result of an indirect threat that we were made aware of last night. After talking to local law enforcement last night and again this morning, we have determined that although the threat was not specific to our schools, it was concerning enough that we have decided to close school today out of an abundance of caution and to provide police with time to make contact with the individual who made the post. Although we anticipate being back in school Friday, we will stay in close communication with local law enforcement and will communicate with students, staff and families later today regarding school tomorrow.

UPDATE:
The individual involved has taken the initiative to reach out to the Police Department and will be meeting with…

Posted by Skowhegan Police Department on Thursday, March 30, 2023

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