Backpack ban still in place for Orange High School

Students attend classes again on Friday

PEPPER PIKE, Ohio - Classes resumed for a second day without problems at a suburban Cleveland high school that was closed earlier this week because of emailed bomb threats.

Orange High School in Pepper Pike kept heightened security measures in place Friday, including a ban on backpacks and book bags.

School leaders closed the building Monday through Wednesday because of the threats.

At a news conference Thursday, administrators reported 60 percent of the students went to school on the first day classes were held following the threats, which first surfaced last weekend.

Attendance rates for the second day school was open were not immediately available late Friday morning.

FBI agents were working to trace the sender of the emails, which were sent to teachers and school administrators.

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