By: KDKA-TV News Staff
MONONGAHELA, Pa. (KDKA) – Ringgold High School is closed Tuesday because of a threat.READ MORE: White Rhinoceros Calf Born At The Wilds In Ohio
In a letter to families, the principal says the school and police learned of a possible threat late Monday night after a tip was reported through Safe 2 Say.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Public Schools To Move To Remote Learning On Election Day
The decision was made to close the school and switch to remote learning.
The principal says extensive security measures are in place, and as the investigation continues, a person who was implicated in the tip won’t be allowed on school property.MORE NEWS: Police Confirm Father And Son Found Dead Inside Forward Township Home Both Had COVID-19
“Please take this opportunity to speak to your child about the importance of school safety. We want to encourage students to feel comfortable reporting any information they may have that compromises their safety and/or safety of others,” the letter read.