Second threat this week against Plymouth Whitemarsh High School. Tonight’s football game postponed

There has been a second threat against Plymouth Whitemarsh High School this week, which has led to tonight’s (September 30) football game being postponed and the campus closed. On September 28th, reported that the Whitemarsh Township Police Department was investigating a threat made via Instagram.

The Colonial School District made the announcement about the current threat just after 6:00 p.m. on Friday evening. It read:

PWHS home football game is postponed, and the PWHS campus is closed this evening, Friday, September 30.

This evening, we received an anonymous tip from the Pennsylvania Safe-2-Say tip line indicating that there would be a potential threat of harm at this evening’s football game. We immediately contacted the Whitemarsh Township Police Department who is investigating this concerning situation.

In an abundance of caution, this evening’s football game is postponed. Additionally, we will be shutting down the campus as the police investigate. We apologize for the timing of this announcement, but the safety and wellness of our students and staff are of paramount importance.


Dr. Michael Christian

The 3-2 Plymouth Whitemarsh Colonials were to host Cheltenham High School. A new date for the game has not been released.