ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth High School was on lockdown Tuesday morning in order to be cautious in the wake of suspected hoax threats around the state.

A notice sent to parents Tuesday stated that shortly before 10 a.m., "EPD called to inform us to put Ellsworth HS in a lockdown due to a call that had come in at the police station. At this time, EHS is in lockdown and will be until the police announce we can re-open. There have been NO shootings or attacks at the school.