La Jolla Country Day School Closed Wednesday Due to Bomb Threat

A security sweep of La Jolla Country Day School found nothing suspicious the morning after someone called in a bomb threat.

The school's Interim Head Judy Fox disclsoed the potential threat Tuesday evening and announced there would be no school or after-school activities the following day.

In a message emailed to parents, school officials said the threat was made over the phone relating to "a personal matter between individuals not employed by the school." 

San Diego Police, Bomb and Arson and the FBI worked together using two patrol dogs to search the campus, located at 9490 Genessee Avenue.

As a precautionary measure, officials decided to cancel Wednesday classes and after-school activities, Fox said. However, a Tuesday night basketball practice at the school continued. Along with the email to parents, a message on the school's website notified visitors about the closure.

After the security sweep, Fox sent another email to parents letting them know school and other activities would resume Thursday.

"I am relieved that nothing was uncovered today and I look forward to bringing our students back to a safe and secure school tomorrow," Fox wrote to parents.

La Jolla Country Day is a private, college preparatory school with about 1,200 students, ages 3 through grade 12.

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