Dozens of NJ schools receive bomb threats — just this week!

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, April 14th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

ELMWOOD, N.J. – Nearly two dozen New Jersey schools in 14 towns received bomb threats this week, marking at least the fourth round of widespread calls since January. Passaic County Sheriff’s officials were discussing bomb threats with students at Passaic High School Wednesday morning when they were interrupted by the most recent round of automated […]


School: Trump t-shirt violates student dress code

By Victor Skinner on Monday, April 4th, 2016 in Uncategorized 8 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. – A Green Bay high school student was banned from wearing a t-shirt supporting Donald Trump to school because officials allege it violates the student dress code. WFRV reports that an unidentified student at Preble High School in Green Bay was told by school officials Thursday not to ever wear a Donald […]


CIA leaves ‘explosives’ on bus that hauled kids to school for two days

By Victor Skinner on Friday, April 1st, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Loudoun County school bus hauled special needs students to and from school for days – about 145 miles – before officials realized the CIA left explosives in the engine compartment. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and the CIA both confirmed in statements yesterday that the federal agency left the explosive “putty-type” […]


SWAT team descends on middle school during squirrel situation

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, March 31st, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Squirrel! Three men who were attempting to eradicate the varmints from a Hot Springs apartment complex Wednesday inadvertently triggered a lockdown at Gardner STEM Magnet School, KCCI reports. A Gardner teacher told police she saw three men with rifles running near the front of the building around 8 a.m., so she […]


First graders accused of plotting to poison classmate

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – An Alaska charter school suspended three first-grade girls for plotting to kill a classmate with “poison.” Anchorage police told KTUU three first-graders at Winterberry Charter School planned to poison a classmate with a silica gel packet they believed to be toxic in hopes of killing the young girl. “Three students in the […]


COPS: Teacher strangled student in front of classmates

By Victor Skinner on Friday, March 18th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

FALL RIVER, Mass. – Massachusetts mother Nicole Brennan said her son’s experience at school last week is causing “horrible flashbacks” and ongoing trauma that’s frozen the boy with fear. “He has horrible flashbacks,” Brennan told Fox 25. “He clenches all up, just builds up and cries. He is just so sad.” The 12-year-old special needs […]


Lunch lady faces felony for bomb threat at Detroit-area high school

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, March 10th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

HARPER WOODS, Mich. – Police arrested an elementary school lunch lady in connection to a bomb threat at Harper Woods High School, and the woman now faces a four-year felony. Police arrested Ebony Holloway, 28, after she allegedly called Harper Woods High School shortly before 11 a.m. Monday and said she was going to blow […]


Dozens of schools evacuated after ‘robocall’ bomb threats

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

ARLINGTON, Va. – Nearly two dozen schools in New Jersey and Virginia received bomb threats by robocall last week, prompting many to evacuate or impose a lockdown while police searched the buildings. NBC Washington reports seven Northern Virginia schools received bomb threats by a robocall round mid-day Friday, and authorities are investigating whether they’re related […]


Student arrested for ‘criminal threat’ over Facebook posts with airsoft guns

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 9 Comments

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Police arrested a San Luis Obispo high schooler for making a “criminal threat” after the teen posted pictures of himself on Facebook dressed in military gear and holding airsoft guns. San Luis Obispo police Lt. Jeff Smith told The Tribune police determined the boy’s pictures were not intended as a […]


REPORT: Beef over boy sparks 30-girl brawl at PA high school

By Victor Skinner on Monday, February 29th, 2016 in Uncategorized 8 Comments

PITTSBURGH – Police expect to file criminal charges against as many as 30 girls involved in fight at Pittsburgh’s University Preparatory School Monday morning. Pittsburgh Public Schools spokeswoman Ebony Pugh told about 30 students were arrested after a fight between four female students at the school broke out around 9:45 a.m. and devolved into a […]


Teacher sues school over bullying by student

By Victor Skinner on Monday, February 29th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

LOVELAND, Colo. – A Colorado teacher is suing her former employer after an allegedly violent autistic student punched, kicked, slapped and spit on her, and her supervisors refused to intervene. Thompson School District in Loveland fired special education teacher Carrie Giesler after a 13-year-old boy in her class broke her thumb and she reported the […]


OK school district warns staff is armed, will use ‘whatever force is necessary’

By Victor Skinner on Friday, February 5th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

OKAY, Okla. – Okay Public Schools wants anyone considering harm against students to know armed school staff will “use whatever force is necessary to protect our students.” District officials erected signs this week warning visitors that some school faculty are armed and dangerous, at least to anyone who’s up to no good, Tulsa World reports. […]


BASKETBRAWL: Parents, coaches, ref fight at center court during middle school game

By Victor Skinner on Friday, January 15th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Numerous parents, coaches and referees are banned from Pike County Schools events for the rest of the school year after an ugly middle school “basketbrawl” last week. Coaches and referees exchanged heated words at an eighth-grade basketball game between Belfry and Phelps middle schools last Thursday that turned into a brawl during […]


TRUMP: ‘I will get rid of gun-free zones on schools … my first day’

By Victor Skinner on Monday, January 11th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

BURLINGTON, Vt. – Donald Trump will end gun-free school zones on his first day as president, if elected. The Republican frontrunner told a capacity crowd at a Burlington, Vermont rally Thursday he would end gun-free zones on school campuses and military bases as a common sense means of curbing armed attacks, The Hill reports. “You […]


CHICAGOLAND: ‘Documented gang member’ killed along school ‘Safe Passage’ route

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

CHICAGO – Two men were gunned down in the same day along Chicago’s “Safe Passage” school routes. The Chicago Public Schools website contends the Safe Passage program is “designed to provide safe routes for students while traveling to and from school,” but recent news reports prove the program might need some tweaking. Chicago Police report […]