The meeting will be at the Bloomfield High School starting at 7 p.m.
A meeting to address safety in Bloomfield's schools will be held on Wednesday. Starting at 7 p.m. in the Bloomfield High School media center, located at 160 Broad St., Superintendent Jason Bing will discuss the current school safety measures and how to potentially improve them. The evening is also for parents and students to ask questions and voice their concerns. Representatives from the Bloomfield Police Department will also be present. Child care will be provided at the meeting.
Police investigated an alleged bomb threat in Montclair and an incident in West Caldwell; other districts increased security and reevaluated policies.
North Jersey schools have been barraged by threats and rumors in the wake of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., prompting some districts to increase security and reevaluate safety procedures. In Essex County, police and school officials investigated an alleged bomb threat at Montclair High School and an incident at James Caldwell High School in West Caldwell the week after the Newtown shootings. On Monday, a James Caldwell HS student was removed after school officials learned the boy kept a list of eight names —believed to be fellow students —in a notebook. Parents of the students named in the notebook were notified, school officials said. On Tuesday, a bomb threat found on Twitter evacuated Montclair High …