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Bomb threat reported at Greencastle school

November 15, 2007

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Greencastle-Antrim High School was evacuated Wednesday afternoon as the result of a bomb threat, according to a memo posted on the school district's Web site.

High schoolers and staff were moved to the middle school gymnasium, acting superintendent C. Gregory Hoover wrote in the memo.

The high school was swept by local and state police as well as the regional bomb squad in the afternoon and early evening, he wrote.

The bomb squad cleared the building after utilizing trained dogs in its search, the memo stated.

School will resume normal operations today, the memo stated.

"It is our hope that this kind of activity will not continue in our schools and that we will be able to quickly get back to partnering with families to provide the best possible educational experience for the children of our community," Hoover wrote.

About 950 students from the Greencastle area are enrolled at the high school.

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