Statement on Early Dismissal of NVHS

Reported by on 10/30/18


On October 30, 2018, Naprerville Police informed school officials of a potential threat at Neuqua Valley High School. Safety is always a priority for the district, and in an abundance of caution, school officials made the decision to dismiss school early in order to allow the police to thoroughly investigate. All students and staff are safe. School officials called parents to inform them of the situation with the message below. An update will be provided to parents and posted on and the school’s website as soon as more information is available from the police.

MEDIA INQUIRIES: The district has no further information to provide to the media at this time. As this is a police investigation, all media questions should be directed to the Naperville Police Department.

The following message was a phone call sent to Neuqua Valley High School parents:

This is Neuqua Valley High School calling with an important message for parents. The police have informed us of a potential threat against our school and we have decided to evacuate the school while they investigate the situation. Please know that all of our students and staff are safe. As a precaution, we will be dismissing school at Noon today to allow the police to thoroughly search our school. Students who take the bus will arrive home on buses that are at school early. Our STEPS students and students who are in our special education self-contained classroom are being taken to Welch Elementary School where they will remain until regular dismissal at 2:30 or a parent can arrive at Welch to take them home. All extracurricular activities are cancelled for today. We will provide you with an update as soon as we have more information from the police.