Spirit Creek pupil assigned to Tubman for gang symbols

Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 2:46 PM
Last updated 9:39 PM
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A Spirit Creek Middle School pupil had gang drawings and symbols in his possession Sept. 25 and drew gang symbols on a boys bathroom wall and on a classroom bulletin board, according to a Richmond County school system tribunal finding made public Monday.

The boy was assigned to the Tubman Education Cen­ter Alternative Program for the rest of this semester.

The following reports are from tribunal hearings held Sept. 27, Oct. 3 and Oct. 5. Students were given the option to attend the alternative program in lieu of long-term suspension unless otherwise noted:

• Two T.W. Josey Compre­hen­sive High School students snatched $20 from a male student Sept. 17. While the victim was on his way to report the incident, the two attacked him, took $60 more and threatened to kill him if he told. They then left campus without permission. They were assigned to the alternative program for the rest of this school year.

• A Westside High School student who slapped and punched a female student in the face Sept. 14 was assigned to the alternative program for the rest of this school year.

• A W.S. Hornsby K-8 student approached several female students Sept. 10 and asked whether they wanted to see his genitals. He was assigned to the alternative program for the rest of this school year.

• A Westside High School student found in possession of a box cutter Sept. 21 was assigned to the alternative program for the rest of this semester.

• A Pine Hill Middle School student was assigned to the alternative program for the rest of this school year for distributing marijuana. The student who received the marijuana was assigned to the alternative program for the rest of this semester.

• A Hephzibah High School student admitted to smoking marijuana and to taking white pills on campus Sept. 20. Another student was found in possession of a prescription bottle that contained pills and also some white pills wrapped in plastic. The student who used the drugs on campus will receive home-based services for the rest of this semester. The other student was assigned to the alternative program for the rest of this semester.

• A Hephzibah High School student found in possession of a pair of brass knuckles Sept. 25 was assigned to the alternative program for the rest of this semester.

• A Langford Middle School special-needs student became irate, threw a chair, used profanity and made threats while struggling with a school safety officer Sept. 24. The officer was injured and required stitches. The student was assigned to the alternative program for the rest of this school year.

• A Glenn Hills Middle School student used profanity and threatening language toward a teacher, refused to follow her instructions and “rared back” as if he were going to hit the teacher Sept. 26. He was assigned to the alternative program for the rest of this semester.

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soapy_725
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soapy_725 10/29/12 - 03:28 pm
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T.E.C.A.P.
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How catchy? Augusta Recreational Reformatory. You do the crime, you can chose, or not, to do the time a TECAP. Hangin with my peeps.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 10/29/12 - 03:31 pm
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Are not all of these CRIMES?
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Are not all of these criminals? And study hall is the punishment?
Maybe the Man of the Year at Hornsby can mentor these thugs.

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dichotomy 10/29/12 - 04:25 pm
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"physically attacking him,

"physically attacking him, took another $60 and threatened to kill "

"asked if they wanted to see his genitals"

"possession of a box cutter"

"distributing marijuana"

"pair of brass knuckles"

"irate, threw a chair, used profanity and made threats while struggling with a school safety and security officer"

"profanity and threatening language toward a teacher"

All "assigned to the Tubman Education Center Alternative Program"

SHOULD SAY "Transported to YDC and suspended for the rest of the year".

Oh yeh, you showed them. Unbelievable. If this is the best you've got, if this is what you call discipline, you might as well find the senior gang member at each school and give him the keys. It would only be a token gesture since they are already in charge.

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seenitB4 10/30/12 - 06:49 am
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Am I reading a jail report...

I can't believe this......Are we talking a bout schools?..what has happened to our schools???

omg---if you don't see it as I do....we have a problem Houston..

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Tullie 10/30/12 - 06:50 am
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dichotomy said:

Oh yeh, you showed them. Unbelievable. If this is the best you've got, if this is what you call discipline, you might as well find the senior gang member at each school and give him the keys. It would only be a token gesture since they are already in charge.

I am thinking they do not do that because they lose the head count then..right? That is part of the problem now with keeping all these problem children in the schools.

They need to get as much money as they can from the state, local, and federal government. The more students you have the more money.

They just shuffle them around from one school to another, keeping them in the system till they get of age to drop out.

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LillyfromtheMills 10/30/12 - 08:59 am
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Very scary

How do these children learn anything when they are surrounded by violence?

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Jane18 10/30/12 - 12:59 pm
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Alternative Program? What's That?

Most of these young people are headed down the wrong road. By wrong road, I mean leading to prison or death! They either have no concept of what is right or wrong(which is possible with their parental upbringing) or they just do Not care(which is also possible with their parental upbringing). Still, the young person has his/her own brain, they must be held accountable! Really, so should their parentS, or in most cases, parent.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/30/12 - 01:35 pm
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Let's just admit it

We have lost control of our school system.....& some wonder why we want charter schools......
As long as pc runs rampant ...we won't have decent schools. One size does not fit all.....some kids are smarter ....some are fast.....some can adapt....some behave & want to learn....some don't.

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