Madison-Plains cancels school Monday due to safety concerns


MADISON COUNTY, Ohio -- A threat sprayed in a bathroom at the Madison-Plains Local Schools 7-12 facility last Thursday prompted the district to close the school Monday, according to the superintendent.

Superintendent Tim Dettwiller cited the threat as the reason to close the school.

The threat is under investigation, according to a spokesperson for the district.

The spokesperson said school administration was notified by a student about the threat Thursday afternoon.

The threat said the incident would happen on Monday, according to the spokesperson.

Law enforcement was notified and superintendent Tim Dettwiller said there would be more support from the Sheriff’s Office at the school.

If anyone has any information, they are asked to call the sheriff’s office at 740-852-1332 or school officials at 740-852-0364.

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