Hythe, February 28, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – Students and staff at Hythe Regional School were under a Hold and Secure for a period of time this morning while the RCMP responded to a situation in the area. Students and staff were safe inside the school. At 11:10 a.m., staff were advised by the RCMP that the Hold and Secure period had ended.
Hold and Secure is a response to a threat and or incident in the general vicinity of a school, but not related to the school. School life continues as normal inside the school, however, the precautionary measure to lock school doors is taken to ensure staff and students are safe, and to reduce activity while law enforcement officials conduct their work.