The New Ulm Middle School Administration was made aware of a han-written note found in the bathroom, mentioning shooting the school. A message was also hand-written in a bathroom stall with the same threat. The timing of the note is suspect, law enforcement and the middle school teams are conducting an investigation. A soft lockdown was put into effect at the middle school and at Jefferson Elementary as a precaution. A building walkthrough was conducted, which verified the building was safe. the threat has been taken very seriously and all protocol is being followed to complete the investigation. School continued as normal while the investigation was going on.