The school was declared safe after a thorough search.
Upper Perkiomen Middle School was dismissed early on Friday after a possible bomb threat was discovered on a bathroom wall, according to the Upper Perkiomen School District website. The Upper Perkiomen Police Department was contacted, and state, county, and local authorities conducted a “complete and thorough” search with trained K-9s throughout the building, the release said. The building, located at 510 Jefferson Street in East Greenville, was declared safe, and activities resumed as normal on Monday.
Upper Perkiomen Teacher Frank Mercon, charged with failure to report a student’s rape, will have a pretrial conference within the next six weeks.
Frank R. Mercon, the Upper Perkiomen High School teacher charged with failure to report the sexual assault of a student, has waived his formal arraignment and will participate in a pretrial conference in four to six weeks. Mercon’s attorney, Mark Neff, entered an appearance for his client to waive the formal arraignment before a pretrial conference, according to Montgomery County court administration. A formal arraignment is provided for defendants to learn more on the court process, their rights, and to enter a plea of guilty or not guilty. Mercon has been charged with two third degree misdemeanors of failure to report suspected child abuse and enumeration of persons to report, according to court documents. The Upper Perkiomen School …