Due to reports of a bear sighted un Walkersville, the following schools were placed on a partial lockdown for approximately an hour this morning as a precautionary safety measure:
- Walkersville High
- Walkersville Middle
- Walkersville Elementary
- Glade Elementary
- Staff Development Center
The partial lockdown is now lifted and schools are operating normally; all students and staff are safe.
A black bear was spotted near the churches along Biggs Ford Road near the Creek Side neighborhood.