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Elizabeth Forward officials say elementary student made list of 20 classmates to harm

Tawnya Panizzi
Elizabeth-Forward School District officials are investigating a threat made by an elementary student on Sept. 4, 2019.

Officials in the Elizabeth Forward School District said they are working to ensure safety following a disturbing letter written by an elementary student, WPXI reported.

Police were notified after a student at William Penn Elementary School compiled a list of other classmates to harm.

There were about 20 children on the list.

Principal Brad Simala alerted families by phone whose children were on the list and a letter was sent to all students saying that police and school safety officers are working to keep the building safe.

Simala encouraged parents to reinforce with their children if they “see something, say something.” The district earlier this year implemented the Safe2Say Something program, mandated by state law, through which students, staff or district residents can submit anonymous safety concerns through a website, app or phone line. For more, visit efsd.net.

Tawnya Panizzi is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tawnya at 412-782-2121 x1512, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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