The act, which was not described in the tribunal finding, took place Oct. 18. The students, whose genders were not revealed, were suspended for the rest of the semester with the option to attend the Tubman Education Center alternative program in lieu of long-term suspension, according to the Oct. 31 tribunal finding.
In an unrelated matter, another Butler student was suspended for the rest of the school year after he was found Oct. 18 with a grinder commonly used for marijuana and that contained marijuana residue. He also was given the option to attend the alternative program.
And an Academy of Richmond County special education student was suspended for the rest of the school year when, as of Oct. 20, he had cut class excessively. He was given the option to attend the alternative program, and the decision is subject to review by the special education team.