WOODLAND PARK, Colo. - Woodland Park High School increased security Monday morning after a threat was made.
The Woodland Park School District tells KRDO a student reported the threat on Friday. The threat was written in graffiti on a wall inside the high school girls restroom.
It's unclear what was said, but investigators indicated it does target the entire student body.
"It makes me worry about getting up in the morning and taking my kids to school," said Zach Pope, a parent.
Pope noticed the police cars lining the entrance to the school as he dropped off his 8-year-old son to a nearby elementary school.
"It's concerning, the elementary and the high school are right next to each other," he said.
The high school superintendent sent out a letter to parents on Friday informing them of the security practices already in place.
"Whether it was meant to be a joke, we are taking it very seriously," said Stacy Schubloom, communication director for the Woodland Park School District.
This is the second threat targeting the high school in the past two weeks.
"We had a threat on social media about two days before the Florida incident, so we have been on higher security," said Schubloom.
Since the Florida high school shooting, the Educator's School Safety Network reports there has been close to 550 threats made in schools across the country.
Woodland Park Police is investigating the threat. No one is in custody yet.
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