UPDATE: Student questioned after making threat at Everett High School

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UPDATE:

The student who was accused of making a verbal threat against Everett High School is now back and home. He was not arrested.

Lansing Police questioned the student and after, the student returned home.

Both the Everett band concert and Everett girls’ basketball games scheduled for this evening, Dec. 17 have been cancelled.

The Everett vs. Sexton basketball games scheduled for today will be held at the Don Johnson Fieldhouse.

The Lansing School District Legacy boys swimming team meet will go on as scheduled at Hill today.

Everett High School will be open on Wednesday, December 18, 2019.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Lansing’s Everett High school will be closed Tuesday, December 17 while two other schools have been placed in “secured with restricted access.”

Lansing district officials are telling both students and staff not to report to school at Everett due to a threat made by a student on Monday.

District officials say on Monday six students were suspended for fighting and violating other code of conduct rules.

One of those students made a verbal threat.

The Lansing Police have started an investigation, but according to the district have not been able to make contact with the student who made the threat yet.

As a precaution, both Eastern High School and Sexton High School will be placed in “secured with restricted access” Tuesday.

If you have students who attend Everett High School or are a staff member, the school will be closed.

Stay with 6 for updates to this story.

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article stated that the student who made the threat is in custody. That information came from the Lansing School District and is inaccurate. The article has been updated to read that the student is back at home.

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