Update : Wissahickon Student Identified and Arrested for Making Threat

The student who made a threat has been identified and detained. This is an ongoing investigation, and we will keep you up to date as we know more information. As of now, Wissahickon School District released this statement to the families and staff:

WSD families/staff: please review your emails regarding the safety alert at Wissahickon High School. The student who made the threat against WHS has been identified and arrested and is being detained at the county youth center.
We appreciate the community’s understanding as we sorted through the facts and conducted an extensive, after hours investigation. Safety of staff and students remains our top priority.
All Wissahickon schools will open two (2) hours late today, Monday, March 18, 2019.