Bay de Verde school shut down after child's email account 'compromised,' threats sent to staff

Bay de Verde school shut down after child's email account 'compromised,' threats sent to staff

Bay de Verde school shut down after child's email account 'compromised,' threats sent to staff School closed Monday, reopened Thursday for students to receive diplomas The last week of school was anything but ordinary at Tricon Elementary in Bay de Verde, N.L., after a police investigation shut down the school for the better part of three days. The RCMP were dispatched to the school Monday after staff received "emails of a threatening nature," according to Heather May, spokesperson for the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District. "Subsequent investigation revealed that one student email account had been compromised," May told CBC News in a statement Thursday. "As a precautionary measure, all student email accounts were frozen — and classes suspended — as police began their investigation." Parents told CBC News their …
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