Students back to school day after bomb threat
CALDWELL, Idaho (KBOI) -- Students from three Caldwell schools are back in the classroom less than 24 hours after bomb threats were made to their schools.
The first call was threatening Vallivue High School, when a caller told 911 dispather a bomb was in a car in the parking lot of the school. As police were investigating that call, two others came in for Jefferson Middle School and Washington Elementary. The investigation continues into who may have made the phone calls.
Parents of the students were forced to watch from afar as their kids waited while police searched the schools. Today those same parents sent their kids back to those classrooms.
"I was alright, I figured that police had everything handled," said Michelle Wegley, a parent of a student at Vallivue. "The school board was really prompt and in calling, so I was alright with it. I was fine with them coming to school."
Samantha Silk is a student at Vallivue. Her mother dropped her and her sister off at school this morning with no worries.
"It's just like any other day at school," Silk said.
but there were a few parents that did have reservations about bringing their kids to Vallivue.
"My husband woke up early this morning," said Felicia Johnson, a step-parent of a Vallivue student. "He called this morning to make sure it was okay to send her back to school and they said that it was safe and it's good to send them back. Even she was a little nervous about it, everyone at my house this morning was a little nervous about it."
School will resume as usual at Vallivue High School, Jefferson Middle School and Washington Elementary.
The only difference is extra patrol will be seen at the schools.