South Kitsap High is subject of ‘non-specific’ threat over Instagram

District officials say extra security is on hand at high school, students and staff ‘are safe’

PORT ORCHARD — A “non-specific threat” was made to student and staff at South Kitsap High School on the social media site Instagram, according to a statement issued by South Kitsap School District this morning.

The school district noted that extra security staff has been assigned to the high school. Amy Miller, the district’s spokeswoman, wrote that the school district is “working with law enforcement to investigate.”

Here is the statement issued by the school district at 8:15 a.m.:

“District administrators have been made aware of a non-specific threat to South Kitsap High School made over social media (Instagram) where students were told “don’t come to school tomorrow.” Extra security staff is on site and working with law enforcement to investigate. Students and staff are safe and the school day will proceed on regular schedule. Please contact the school if you [have] information related to this incident.”