Olympia High School went into a modified lockdown about 12:30 p.m. Friday.
“A former OHS student allegedly made a threat on social media toward a staff member,” Olympia School District spokeswoman Susan Gifford said. “School went into modified lockdown with classes proceeding inside as normal.”
The lockdown was lifted about 1 p.m., and classes resumed their regular schedule.
Olympia Police Department spokesman Lt. Paul Lower said the suspicious post was reported to the School Resource Officer. Extra officers were sent over to patrol the campus during the lockdown.
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“We were quickly able to contact a couple of people in that social media post,” Lower said. “We’re currently interviewing them now to determine if a crime was committed or not. ... This is still an ongoing investigation.”