Lucy C. Laney High School student suspended for throwing bullet

A Lucy C. Laney High School student threw a bullet at another student during an after-school program and acted like he had a gun, according to a Richmond County tribunal finding recently made public.

 

At a tribunal hearing held Feb. 29, the student was suspended for the rest of the school year in connection with the Feb. 15 incident. He was given the option to attend the Tubman Education Center alternative program in lieu of long-term suspension.

The following tribunal findings are also from Feb. 29, and students were given the option to attend the alternative program in lieu of long-term suspension unless otherwise noted:

• A Glenn Hills High School special-education student cursed at and made derogatory comments to a teacher on Feb. 14. He was assigned to the alternative program through the first semester of the 2012-13 school year.

• A Sego Middle School pupil made derogatory comments to and threatened a teacher on Feb. 16. She was suspended through the first semester of 2012-13.

• A Glenn Hills Middle School pupil pulled out brass knuckles while in the dismissal line on Feb. 14. He was suspended for the rest of the school year.

• A Murphey Middle School special-education pupil pushed over chairs and threw papers off tables, picked up a chair, called a teacher a derogatory name and told her he was going to hit her with the chair on Feb. 14. He was suspended for the rest of the school year.

• Two Morgan Road Middle School pupils smoked marijuana in the boys’ restroom on Feb. 14. One was suspended through the first semester of 2012-13, and the other was suspended for the rest of this school year.

The following findings are from Feb. 27:

• A George P. Butler High School student sold another student marijuana at school on Feb. 13. The seller was suspended through the first semester of 2012-13.

• A Hephzibah High School student accumulated an extensive number of disciplinary referrals for cutting class and leaving campus without permission as of Feb. 13. The student was suspended for the rest of the school year.

• A Glenn Hills High School special-education student was on campus and roaming the halls on Feb. 13 even though he had been suspended. He also went into the school courtyard and stole a student’s cellphone before running off campus. He was assigned to the alternative program through the first semester of 2012-13.

• Two Tubman Education Center students physically assaulted and injured a man and a woman in front of the school entrance on Feb. 13. They were suspended through the end of the 2012-13 school year, with the option to attend Tubman in 2012-13.

• A Tubman special-education student threw a basketball at a teacher’s head and used threatening and profane language toward him on Feb. 10. The student was assigned to home-based services for 45 days, then to Tubman through the first semester of 2012-13.

• An Academy of Richmond County student was under the influence of marijuana and had a small amount of marijuana in his pocket on Feb. 14. He was suspended for the rest of the school year.

• A Sego Middle School pupil grabbed a female pupil in her private area as she entered the classroom on Feb. 10, and he has been identified as a chronic disciplinary problem pupil. He was suspended through the first semester of 2012-13.

The following findings are from Feb. 22:

• A Cross Creek High School student was found guilty of burglary. He was ordered by the court to pay restitution and was sentenced to 30 days of confinement, which was suspended, and 12 months on probation. The tribunal allowed him to attend his zoned school, where he will be on probation for the rest of this school year.

• Two Tubman Education Center students fought on Jan. 27. One was given time served; the other was suspended for the rest of the school year.

• One Westside High School student sold another spice; the buyer then gave some to a third student on Feb. 9. The seller was suspended through the 2012-13 school year; the buyer was suspended for through the first semester of 2012-13; and the third student was suspended for the rest of this school year.

• A Langford Middle School special-education pupil repeatedly hit another pupil on Feb. 10. When the attacker’s nose started bleeding, he was sent to the restroom, where he smeared blood in the bathroom and on his face. He was assigned to the alternative program through the first semester of 2012-13.

• A Hephzibah Middle School pupil gave another marijuana on Feb. 10. Both were suspended through the first semester of 2012-13. This was the second pupil’s second violation for possession of marijuana. He was warned that if he violates the rule a third time, he would be expelled for a full school year.

• A Sego Middle School pupil refused to communicate with the assistant principal, then made derogatory statements on Feb. 10. The pupil was suspended for the rest of this school year.

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