UPDATE: With day classes and activities cancelled, St. John Church and Lutheran School is expecting to resume all church services and events as of Friday at 3 p.m., according to a press release from the school.
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ELLISVILLE, MO (KTVI)– St. John Church and Lutheran School will be closed Friday after going on a precautionary lock down due to a perceived threat Thursday afternoon.
Authorities said all students were moved to a safe part of the campus and parents were notified.
The Ellisville Police chief says eight of his officers along with two detectives thoroughly inspected the campus.
All after-school programs and community events have been canceled for Thursday.
All classes, before and after care and program have been canceled for Friday.