Bulletin update: All clear given af JFHS after bomb threat; school will resume as normal on Friday

-A A +A




P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }

This morning at 11:11 a.m. a student reported to a teacher that there was a threat written on a wall in the boys’ restroom. The school administration and the school resource officer were immediately made aware of the threat.

The school was evacuated and then searched by law enforcement personnel and explosive K-9s from multiple jurisdictions. The students were dismissed early from school. There were no injuries.

The building has been deemed safe and the school will reopen on the normal daily schedule tomorrow, Aug. 30.

This investigation continues.


Bedford County Sheriff's Office deputies have issued an "All Clear" at JFHS following today's written threat discovery. 

School activities will be allowed to resume after 4 p.m. 

Students may also retrieve their belongings after 4 p.m. as well.

Students at Jefferson Forest High School were evacuated Thursday morning from the school to the football field because of a bomb threat at the school, according to Ryan Edwards, public relations coordinator with Bedford County Public Schools.

Edwards said a threat was detected and deputies with the Bedford County Sheriff's Office have been at the school investigating. Edwards said the entire building was searched.