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      Hallsville Schools on level 1 lockdown

      Someone threatened a family of a Hallsville student.

      Update: October 17, 2013, 12:10 p.m.

      Hallsville Public Schools are in a lockdown for a second day in a row.

      Someone threatened a family of a Hallsville student.

      School officials put their buildings in a Level 1 lockdown as a precaution.

      There are 3 levels of lockdowns.

      A level one means every door in every building must be locked.

      Boone County Sheriff??s Investigators are not commenting on the details of the threat.

      School officials said all students are safe and they are taking every precaution.

      The lockdown will be cancelled tomorrow because school will be closed for a teachers?? workshop day.

      Original Story:

      Hallsville Public Schools are in a lockdown.

      Someone threatened a family of a Hallsville student.

      School officials put their buildings in a Level 1 lockdown as a precaution.

      There are 3 levels of lockdowns.

      A Level 1 means every door in every building must be locked.

      Boone County Sheriff??s Investigators are not commenting on the details of the threat.

      School officials said all students are safe and they are taking every precaution.

      Hallsville School Superintendent John Robertson said, ??There was a threat that was made in the community outside of our district. We just want to let everyone know that we are taking it seriously and we are trying to protect our kids.??

      Robertson said the lockdown will continue through the school day and possibly continue tomorrow.

      In a statement on the Hallsville School District's website, Superintendent John Robertson writes:

      "This is to inform parents that our buildings are on a level 1 lockdown. We use this level to lock all exterior doors and keep students inside for the day. We will still transition from class to class as normal. We have received information about a potential situation out in the community and we are going to lock our exterior doors to be cautious. "

      Stay tuned to KRCG-13 for updates on this developing story.