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News Release
Update: Deputies Continue Search of School, Tentative Release Time Announced - 11/30/18

Deputies are continuing their methodical classroom by classroom search of the school, with about 75 percent of the school having been cleared thus far. Nothing suspicious has been located and there have been no reported injuries.

When located in the classrooms, students and teachers are being escorted into the gymnasium where Beaverton School District nutrition services staff are serving meals. Various school district administrators, interpreters, and other support staff are onsite.

Stoller Middle School is tentatively scheduled to be released at 4:45 p.m. There will be no bus transportation with the exception of SPED transportation. All students will need to be picked up by a parent or guardian with photo identification. Parents need to enter the side hallway near the gymnasium on the west side of the school. No students will be released before 4:45 p.m.

The original media release sent at 2:17 p.m. today is below.

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Deputies Investigating Threats Made Towards Stoller Middle School

November 30, 2018 at 2:17 p.m. - On Friday, November, 2018, at 12:19 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to investigate an emailed threat made towards Stoller Middle School, which is located at 14141 Northwest Laidlaw Road in the Bethany community.

Deputies learned that shortly after noon, multiple Beaverton School District administrators received an email threatening violence at the school. It is unclear at this time where the email was sent from, but deputies are working closely with the Beaverton School District to determine that.

At 12:20 p.m., Stoller Middle School was placed on lockdown status and multiple deputies responded to ensure the safety of all staff and students. Nearby Jacob Wismer Elementary School was placed on lockout status shortly after.

No suspicious activity or objects have been found at the school. There are no reports of injuries at this time. Deputies are methodically going room by room locating staff and students.

Parents are asked NOT to respond to the school at this time. When the situation has been deemed safe, the Beaverton School District will conduct a controlled release of the school.

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