Four Farmington teachers were handed goggles during an Active Shooterexercise, and told they might be shot with “pellet guns“. The teachers refused and spoke with the Prosecutors office to seek legaladvice.
No teachers are forced to participate in such training.
A high schoolteacher at Greenwood High School was arrested over the weekend and charged with child seduction. He was found naked in a truck with a 17-year old student. He admitted to having had sex with the student.
He was a popular teacher, and last year was awarded the District Golf Coach of the Year. He has resigned his position with the district.
Boko Haram, an al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group, has been attackingschools in Nigeria. Boko Haram means, “Western Education is Forbidden”, and has viciously attacked schools, killing dozens of innocent school children.
This is a clear example that school safety is not just an issue in the US, but world-wide.
A 67-year old school administrator was on his lunch break in a convenience store. When he left, three teens who were in the store followed him out, then attacked him. He was body-slammed, then repeatedly punched as he lay on the ground.
He sustained multiple fractures to his neck, back and left arm, and spent several days in the hospital.
The policeinvestigated, identified the three teens, and have arrested them.
When a 6-year old student did not get off the school bus at home, his mother knew something was wrong. She called the Decatur Townshipbus barn and reported the missing boy. He was found asleep on his bus, safe.
The mother was contacted and the child was taken home to her.
Decatur Township drivers, like all Indiana school bus drivers, are required to conduct a post-trip inspection after each route.
Boko Haram is an al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group that has attacked numerous schools in Nigeria, as they feel that these schools are teaching western values, which they feel is an insult to Islam.
In this story, some of the 20 women who were abducted from a school by Boko Haram were rescued by Nigerian forces. In this case, schools are being specifically targeted by terrorists. We need to learn from this and take a look at our anti-terrorism efforts in our schools.
There is no specific chatter about our schools that we are aware of, but when one is ‘under the gun’ is not the time to be planning.
At King Phillip Middle School, a school cook‘s co-worker apparently baked some cookies that had already been baked, causing them to be overcooked. The cook‘s response was to threaten to use an AK-47 to shoot up the school.
She was arrested, arraigned, then released on bond.