Bentonville Principal Requests Crisis Cooperation

Posted: May 2, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

Chad Scott

Chad Scott

BENTONVILLE -- A flood of phone calls and text messages during an evacuation of Bentonville High School last month caused the school's communication network "to respond slowly or in some cases not at all," Principal Chad Scott wrote this week in a letter to parents.

At A Glance

School Threats

Bentonville is one of several Northwest Arkansas school districts that have been affected by bomb threats and other threats to safety this year, particularly within the last five weeks. Threats reported since January include seven in Rogers, five in Bentonville, three in Springdale, two in Fayetteville and one in both Greenland and Lincoln.

Source: Staff Report

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