Two students at West High School reported an alleged school shooting threat to a school resource officer. Police arrested the 18-year old who allegedly made the threat, but found no guns in his home.
The boy was looking at school shooting videos on a classroom computer, and told other students he was going to shoot others, then himself.
Winter Park, FL
A man was picking his son up from Eastbrook Elementary School when school officials suspected he was inebriated. They asked him to wait with his son in a conference room until the boy’s mother could arrive to pick him up.
At that point, the man told the principal, “If you talk to my son again I will kill you with my bare hands.” Police were called and they arrested the man, finding drug paraphernalia on him.
Three students at Sleepy Hill Middle School were arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit first degree murder after police thwarted their plot to attack the school.
The police did not provide details on the plan, other than to say they planned on creating “chaos“.
Blountville, TN in a classroom
An 8-year old student of Holston Elementary School refused to get down from his chair. He struck a girl in the arm, and the principal was called. The boy refused to be controlled. By the time the incident was over, the principal had been hit, kicked, and bitten, three educators had been injured, and the police were called.
A former student of the British School in the Netherlands, expelled in October 2011, was arrested for making threats against a Dutch school.
Dutch police noted that there was no real threat, and schools stayed open.
Franklin Twp., IN
A 16-year old student told police he was in an “angry mood” when he punched a teacher in the face. The angry mood was due to punishment he received at home for a previous school incident.
The teacher was examined at a clinic for jaw pain.
An investigation has begun by the University of Virginia‘s police department into the hacking of their website.
No classified or personal information was affected, nor was the email system.
A group called “Root the Box” has claimed responsibility.
Gun on Elementary School Campus
A man was arrested and charged after carrying a Civil War rifle across school grounds on his way to a pawn shop. Parents saw the man with the rifle and notified the police.
Elkhart schools face increased security after a threat was found in an undisclosed location. The police were notified, and they assessed the threat.
The message left was specific, saying that 20 kids would be killed on April 15.
A school bus headed to Newport Elementary School crashed into a Jeep, got spun around and hit a second vehicle, sending the school bus onto its side.
The driver of the Jeep died of traumatic injuries, while the driver and 34 children on the bus survived, although over a dozen children were transported to the hospital to get checked out.
Initial reports stated the bus driver ran a red light, but the police are investigating conflicting stories.