An anonymous bomb threat prompted cancellation of classes today at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, but a search of the campus turned up nothing hazardous.
“Early this morning Notre Dame High School received an anonymous,
threatening email,” according to a statement on the school’s website. “It was
reported to the LAPD. As a result of the precautionary police activity, Notre
Dame High School will not conduct classes today. We expect classes to resume as
scheduled tomorrow morning.”
A Los Angeles Police Department bomb squad was sent to the campus at
13645 Riverside Drive to check out an unattended item that turned out to be a
About 8:30 a.m., the California Highway Patrol reported that it had
closed the Woodman Avenue offramps from the Ventura (101) Freeway to limit
traffic from accessing the neighborhood where the school is located. The ramps
were reopened after about an hour.
Some students and faculty went to the campus, which officially had been closed for the day, and were ordered to shelter in place while the investigation was conducted, police said.