Due to online social media threats Yukon Public Schools has announced that all schools will be closed on Tuesday, September 17th.
The district released the following statement and notified parents with an automated phone call this evening (Monday):
**NO SCHOOL - TUESDAY, SEPT 17TH**
No Students / No Employees Report (Level III Closure)
Due to an ongoing investigation and additional threats made via social media to our schools, Yukon Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, September 17th. Yukon Public Schools is working closely with the Yukon Police Department, and in turn, the Yukon Police Department is working closing with Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to resolve these unsubstantiated threats. The safety of our students and employees is our primary concern. While we do not believe any of these threats to be credible, out of an abundance of caution we want to allow YPS and our law-enforcement partners to complete their investigations.
If you have any information regarding specific individuals involved in these social media threats or any other information regarding these threats please contact the Yukon Police Department at 405.354.2553.