Update (Thursday, Jun. 9, 2022, at 2:45 p.m.)
The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board has verified that Holy Cross Secondary College was also positioned on a maintain and protected this around the noonhour currently. This was finished only as a precautionary evaluate, the Board indicated.
“A Hold and Secure Procedure was place into effect as a precautionary measure at Holy Cross Catholic Secondary College from 12:45 p.m. – 1:03 p.m. this afternoon in response to a Law enforcement presence at another faculty,” the Board said in a assertion.
Update (Thursday, Jun. 9, 2022, at 12:26 p.m.)
The lockdown at Frontenac Secondary School and Module De L’Acadie has now been lifted, as has the hold and safe at Bayridge Secondary Faculty, in accordance to the Limestone District School Board.
“Frontenac SS, Bayridge SS, and Bayridge PS have lifted the lockdown and maintain and secures. All staff members and learners are safe. Studying carries on as usual,” the board stated by means of social media at 12:28 p.m.
It is unclear why the universities were being set in cautionary situations at this time. Kingston Police verified they attended the scene at FSS and ended up “conducting an investigation.” Police also mentioned that the lockdown at FSS experienced been put in area out of “an abundance of caution.”
On top of that, Kingston Police are requesting that moms and dads of students at the educational institutions influenced not show up at the educational institutions to pick up their children at this time.
“Parents are questioned to not go to the school at this time as all personnel and pupils are risk-free. Further more updates will be supplied as they develop into offered,” law enforcement mentioned through Twitter.
While there was a subsequent big law enforcement existence at Holy Cross Secondary School, a Catholic large college in the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District College Board also located in Kingston’s west close, it is unclear if this was connected to the issues transpiring at Frontenac SS and Bayridge SS. That circumstance has now cleared, as nicely, with law enforcement leaving the school at around 12:55 p.m. Inquiries to the Algonquin and Lakeshore Board ended up not responded to immediately.
Kingstonist will update this write-up if/when much more information and facts results in being out there.
Frontenac Secondary University and Module De L’Acadie have both been set on lockdown as of 11:35 a.m. on Thursday, Jun. 9, 2022.
Kingston Law enforcement have been called to the faculty at about 11:09 a.m., and a significant contingent of officers responded to the connect with. There is currently a big police presence at the university, like the Kingston Police Crisis Reaction Device.
“Frontenac Secondary Faculty and L’Acadie are now in lockdown. All staff members and students are safe and sound. Police are on internet site and anything is less than regulate,” the Limestone District School Board communicated via social media at 11:36 a.m.
According to the Board, Bayridge Secondary Faculty, also in Kingston’s west conclusion, has been placed on a hold and secure as a cautionary measure. There is presently a huge Quality 8 and 9 orientation celebration getting place at Bayridge, which means college students from other educational institutions are at the moment at the substantial university. The Limestone Board reiterated all learners and employees are safe and sound.
No further info is accessible at this time. Inquiries to the Board have been not quickly responded to. Kingstonist will update this post as extra data gets readily available.