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Black Widow Spider discovered by student at Allegany High School

April 1st, 2016 by WCBC Radio

A student at Allegany High School discovered and killed a spider in the girls' locker room which was determined to be a Black Widow. The ACPS Operations Department arranged for an inspection of the area by Ehrlich Pest Control, who found no other live arachnids. There is no current danger to students and staff , but as a precaution, access to the affected area has been restricted. In accordance with the school system's Integrated Pest Management policy and as a precautionary measure, the area will be treated over the weekend. Access to the building will be denied until Monday. 

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