Threat Closes Garfield High School Today

A threat made at a high school in northern NJ has officials make the decision to close the building to staff and students as police investigate.

According to school officials and police, the school announced the closure on Twitter late Monday night

The tweet read as the following: "Boilermakers: due to a threat that is currently being investigated by Garfield Police, GHS will be closed tomorrow, officials Tuesday,10/16. All other Garfield schools will be open. — Garfield High School (@Principal_GHS) October 16, 2018

Garfield officials have not put out an official statement regarding the matter at this time.