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News - April 9, 2021

Police put Menlo-Atherton High on lockdown due to threat

Caller claimed to have guns to 'shoot up the school' on the second day students returned to classrooms

by Angela Swartz

Menlo-Atherton High School was put on lockdown on Tuesday, April 6, after a man called Atherton police, threatening to "shoot up the school," said Atherton Police Department Chief Steve McCulley. It was students' second day back in classrooms in over a year after the Atherton campus closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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