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Richmond County school system releases tribunal reports

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012 2:47 PM
Last updated 7:15 PM
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Two Glenn Hills High School students became irate after an altercation, began cursing and refused to follow the principals’ instructions before one bumped the principal, according to a Richmond County tribunal finding recently made public.

The student who bumped the principal was assigned to the Tubman Education Center Alternative Program for the remainder of this semester. The second student was assigned to in-school suspension for two weeks.

The following findings are from tribunal hearings Sept. 13, 18 and 24. Students were given the option of attending the alternative program in lieu of long-term suspension unless otherwise noted:

-A Pine Hill Middle School student threw a rock through a school bus window and injured another student. The student was assigned to the alternative program for the remainder of the school year.

-Two Hephzibah High School students engaged in sexual misconduct Sept. 6. One student was assigned to the alternative program for one school year. The other student was assigned to the alternative program for the remainder of this semester.

-A Freedom Park Elementary School student was in possession of a knife at school. The student was assigned to the alternative program for the remainder of this semester.

-A T.W. Josey Comprehensive High School student was in possession of a pair of rusty scissors at school. The student was assigned to the alternative program for the remainder of this semester.

-A Glenn Hills High School student became verbally and physically aggressive toward the principal Feb. 29. The student was assigned to the Performance Learning Options Credit Recovery Program for the remainder of his high school career.

-Two Glenn Hills Middle School students charged with burglary of Meadowbrook Elementary School this summer were assigned to the alternative program for the remainder of this semester.

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countyman
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countyman 10/23/12 - 03:30 pm
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Wow! Give the principall a

Wow! Give the principal a baseball bat and rubber hose? Improving the discipline at local schools is great, but that's clearly over the top. The actor from the movie Blind Side graduated from Glenn Hills in the year 2003.

I never hear these type of comments when it comes to other schools.. Don't even get me started on the chronicle not printed the tribunals in the surrounding counties.

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 10/23/12 - 03:47 pm
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Burglary

Good points, Dichotomy. Did you catch that the middle schoolers who are put in the new "Performance Learning Options Credit Recovery Program" were charged with burglary? I wonder what kind of slap on the wrist our juvenile justice dished out to them.

Farmboy
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Farmboy 10/23/12 - 03:57 pm
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I can't comment on this article.

It would not be a good idea.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 10/23/12 - 04:27 pm
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Farmboy

Me too.......There is no way I could make a comment using PC!

thauch12
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thauch12 10/23/12 - 07:40 pm
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Being " in possession of a

Being " in possession of a pair of rusty scissors at school"...is this a crime now? Seriously...?

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 10/24/12 - 01:05 pm
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Yes it is a crime now. It

Yes it is a crime now. It never occurred to people of my generation (Vietnam era) to use a weapon in a disagreement at school; but this generation?

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