Potential threat to University High School causes delayed start

<p><p>A potential threat to University High School caused the school to have a delayed started Friday. </p></p><p><p>The Spokane Valley Police Department was notified of the threat last night and detectives are investigating, said Chief Dave Ellis. </p></p><p><p>“We are aware of the situation and we had additional staff at the school right now,” Ellis said. </p></p><p><p>Deputies along with the School Resource Officer will be on campus for part of the day to ensure the school is safe, he said. </p></p><p><p>However, Ellis said he doesn’t believe the person who made the threat is at the school.</p></p><p><p>The school district sent a text alert to families of the threat and late start early Friday morning, said Marla Nunberg, communications director at the Central Valley School District. </p></p><p><p>Students and parents will be updated as the investigation proceeds, she said. All other schools in the district will start on time, she said.</p></p><p><p><em>This report will be updated.</em></p></p>