Tribunals punish 3 Richmond County students

A razor blade in school and two separate incidents that led to teachers being injured landed three students being punished, according to Richmond County tribunal findings made public today.

A Cross Creek High School student admitted to bringing to school a razor blade wrapped in a piece of paper inside her notebook on Oct. 8. She was assigned to the Tubman Education Center Alternative Program for the rest of the semester, according to the finding of an Oct. 25 tribunal.

A Sego Middle School pupil slammed the door on his teacher, threw things in a classroom, ripped down posters, threatened another student and hit and scratched another teacher with a pair of scissors on Oct. 15. He was suspended for the rest of the school year and for the first semester of the 2011-12 school year with the option to attend the alternative program, the finding states.

A Hornsby K-8 School pupil chased another student who had torn his shirt and ran into a teacher, hurting the teacher, on Oct. 14. He was suspended for the rest of the school year with the option to attend the alternative program, the finding states.

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