Memphis charter school closed a second day following social media threat

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis charter school is closed a second day after threats of violence on social media.

Soulsville Charter School is closed Tuesday for in-person classes, according to an email from the school.

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The school was closed Monday out of an abundance of caution after the school became aware of a threat made on social media.

Officials said remote learning was available to students Monday.

Students were told to check their email Tuesday for information about remote learning.

Memphis police confirmed they were aware of the threat and are investigating the incident.

Soulsville released the following email sent to parents and students:

With the safety of our students and campus at the forefront of our minds, we are canceling in-person classes one more day as police continue toward closing their investigation. Again, we are erring on the side of caution and will not hold in-person classes tomorrow (Tuesday, December 7). Please continue to reach out if you have any helpful information.

Students, please check your Soulsville Charter School email tomorrow (Tuesday) morning for information about remote learning for the day.

Have a great Tuesday, TSCS. As a Community, we RISE.