UPDATE: No threat found at Reagan High, classes on 2-hour delay, officials say


9:45 a.m. update: Authorities said nothing suspicious was found Monday morning on the campus of Reagan Early College High School in Northeast Austin after school officials received reports of a threat made to the campus.

However, the police investigation forced the school to run classes on a two-hour delay Monday, Austin school district officials said. Classes would begin at 11 a.m., officials said in a letter to parents.

Earlier: Classes at Reagan Early College High School in Northeast Austin were on a two-hour delay Monday as Austin school district police were investigating a threat made to the campus, district officials said.

In a letter to parents, the district said that “police activity” would cause a delay in school operations and that classes would begin at 11 a.m. 

“Early this morning, campus administration became aware of an alleged threat made to our campus at Reagan High School,” the letter said, but it did not provide details about the nature of the threat.

Austin Independent School District police and Austin police were investigating.

“Out of an abundance of caution, there will be an increased presence of AISD police at the campus,” the letter said. 

School officials promised in the letter to update parents and employees about other developments. The letter said parents could call 512-414-2523 if they had additional questions.


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