Hugo public schools will be closed Tuesday, January 22, 2019, while authorities investigate a threat said Superintendent Dr. Earl Dalke.
Dalke released this statement Monday night:
“All Hugo schools will be closed Tuesday, January 22, while we investigate a threat that, at this time, we do not believe is credible. The safety of our students and staff is our top priority. We appreciate the Hugo Police Department and the Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department for their help. Unless the situation warrants otherwise, schools will reopen on Wednesday with an increased police presence where needed.”
The Boys and Girls Club in Hugo will open at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning.
No information on the nature of the threat has been released at this time.
All Hugo schools are expected reopen on Wednesday.