Law enforcement at Teton High School today after gun threat


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DRIGGS — Law enforcement will be supervising the entrance and hallways of Teton High School Thursday after the district received an anonymous tip about a student bringing a gun to school.

The following text message was sent out by the district late Wednesday night:

“An anonymous tip was received tonight about someone bringing a gun to the high school tomorrow. Law enforcement and school administration will be supervising the entrance and hallways. If you have any details please report that immediately to the Sheriff, at (208) 354-2323. This has been reviewed by Superintendent Woolstenhulme, THS administration Mr. Zogg and Mr. Birch, and Sheriff Liford. We strongly encourage anyone with more information to contact law the Sheriff’s Department immediately.”

As of Thursday morning, no further details had been provided to district officials, according to a post on the district Facebook page.

“Parents, we support you and if you feel you don’t want your child to attend school today, we understand and will work with you. As a reminder, any specific safety concern should be immediately reported to 911. Friday, Feb. 16 is no school due to a scheduled staff professional development day, and Monday, Feb. 19 is no school due to the Presidents Day holiday. Have a safe weekend,” the post read.