Parents ‘comfortable’ returning to Jersey City school after reports of an early morning bomb threat

News 12 was told the building was checked, and police have yet to find any threatening material at the school.

News 12 Staff

Feb 24, 2023, 12:12 PM

Updated 516 days ago

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Students and parents at Soaring Heights Charter School in Jersey City told News 12 they felt comfortable and confident after a reported bomb threat happened early Friday morning.
“I have a lot of confidence in the school administration, absolutely, and the Jersey City Emergency Service and the fire department. I think they’re the best,” said Victor Negron, of Jersey City.
According to a school official, Jersey City police responded around 6 a.m. After inspecting the school and investigating what was believed to be an email threat, it was determined there was no cause for concern. The school then opened with a delayed opening at 10 a.m.
“This morning, a non-credible threat was made to the school. Proper authorities were called, they came and investigated and deemed the school safe,” says Jacqueline Quagliana, Lead Person of Soaring Heights Charter School.


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