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Northwest Community Schools closed Thursday for social media threats

 A social media threat posted on Snapchat has closed Northwest Schools for Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. (WILX)
A social media threat posted on Snapchat has closed Northwest Schools for Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. (WILX) (WILX)
Published: Sep. 18, 2019 at 10:59 PM EDT
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Northwest Community Schools near Jackson say they will be closed Thursday due to social media threats.

The school posted the announcement on its

Wednesday evening.

The school said the posts are being investigated by local authorities.

Preschool and childcare will also be closed Thursday, according to the post. The district said it was evaluating whether or not extracurricular activities planned for Thursday afternoon and evening would still take place.

Another update is expected Thursday from the district.

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Due to the late hour and the ongoing investigation into the threatening social media posts that appeared Wednesday...

Posted by Northwest Community Schools on Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Posted by Northwest Community Schools on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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