Naperville police said Wednesday afternoon that they responded to a bomb threat, but no explosives were found. Police searched the building with area bomb squad personnel and bomb dogs.
The school asked that all students remain at home Wednesday morning. Students who had already arrived at school were picked up at Naperville Central High School, officials said.
Officials said the school day and all activities have been canceled to allow Naperville police to investigate the threat.
📢Naperville North is closed today, Wednesday, Sept. 22, to allow Naperville Police to investigate a threat made against the school. All activities for today are canceled. Naperville Central is a reunification point to pick up students who arrived on campus. #BeBold203— Naperville 203 #BeBold203 (@Naperville203) September 22, 2021
Naperville North High School has postponed the start of the school day until further notice due to a threat to the building. Students will remain home until an all-clear message is communicated.— Naperville 203 #BeBold203 (@Naperville203) September 22, 2021
Chopper 7HD flew above the school as some Naperville police squad cars patrolled the area.
Further details on the nature of the threat against the school were not immediately available.