Racine Police have evacuated St. Catherine’s High School for what the school said is due to “safety concerns,” according to preliminary reports.

Parents received the following text at 2:25 p.m.: “Due to a safety concern, the school has been evacuated. Please pick up your student immediately from Aquin yard, across the street from the school. Details soon.”

Racine Police are on scene, according to scanner reports.

Sgt. Adam Malacara, of the Racine Police Department, said the principal found “suspicious writing on a desk.”

“This was close to the end of school so he canceled classes for the rest of the day and sent everyone home.  We were called and are currently at the building,” he said in an email.

No other information is available at this time. We’ll keep you posted as we learn more information.

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Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for Patch.com, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.