BUCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Buckingham County Public Schools students will learn from home Wednesday through the end of the week after a threat towards the school district began circulating on social media.
According to the school district’s Interim Superintendent John Keeler, administrators were made aware of a social media threat after school hours on Tuesday.
On Tuesday evening, it was announced that the entire school division will learn virtually on Wednesday.
Director of Student Services, Emily Hogge, sent out an email Wednesday midday relaying that the school will be continuing virtual learning through Google Classroom through the end of the week.
School administrators and law enforcement officials are working to learn more about the threat.
The school district was unable to offer details about the threat or confirm what it was about. However, a message regarding a school shooting threat sent on Snapchat has been recently shared on other social media platforms.