Pupil suspended after threatening to bring gun to school

A Spirit Creek Middle School pupil said she was going to bring a gun to school, shoot everyone and get a bomb to blow up the school Jan. 15, according to Richmond County School System tribunal findings recently made public.

The girl was assigned to five days of in-school suspension and placed on probation for the rest of the school year.

The following are findings from tribunal hearings held Jan. 23, 28, 31 and Feb. 1. Students were given the option of attending the Tubman Education Center Alternative Program in lieu of long-term suspension unless otherwise noted.

  • Five Hephzibah High School students engaged in oral sex on the school bus sometime in October. They were assigned to the alternative program for the rest of the school year.
  • A Lucy C. Laney High School student refused to abide by the dress code, and cursed at and pushed the principal in the chest. The student was suspended for the rest of the school year and assigned to the alternative program for the 2013-14 year.
  • A Cross Creek High School student took 16 Coricidin HBP tablets Jan. 11. He was assigned to the alternative program for the rest of the school year.
  • A Westside High School student was in possession of a small amount of marijuana Jan. 13. He was assigned to the alternative program for the rest of the school year.
  • Three Hephzibah High School students were involved in buying or selling synthetic marijuana Jan. 10. They were assigned to the alternative program for the rest of the school year.
  • A Hephzibah Middle School pupil wrote a threatening letter Jan. 9 against a teacher and other students because he was angry. He was assigned to the alternative program for the rest of the school year.
  • A Westside High School student was in possession of three lighters and four razor blades Jan. 23. He was placed on home-bound services for 45 days.
  • A W.S. Hornsby K-8 School pupil pulled the fire alarm after being threatened by another pupil if he did not do so Jan. 23. He was assigned to the alternative program for the rest of the school year.
  • A W.S. Hornsby K-8 School pupil was in possession of a marijuana grinder, cursed repeatedly at the assistant principal and failed to follow directions Jan. 24. He was assigned to the alterative program until he is eligible for ninth grade.
  • A Morgan Road Middle School pupil on Jan. 17 told students he had a bomb in his book bag, and if anyone touched it, it would go off. He did not have a bomb and “was just playing around.” He was placed on probation for the rest of the school year.
  • A Murphey Middle School pupil brought a BB gun to school Jan. 16. That pupil and another pupil shot a third pupil in the back of the leg with the gun during physical education class. The BB gun was found at the home of a different pupil. The two who shot the gun were assigned to the alternative program for 45 days. The pupil living at the home where the gun was found was assigned to the alternative program until the end of the third nine week grading period and placed on probation for the rest of the school year.
  • A W.S. Hornsby K-8 School pupil brought a pellet gun to school Jan. 8 to get it home after he spent the night with someone. A second pupil hid the gun outside the school to keep the first pupil from getting in trouble and was placed on probation for the rest of the school year. There was no ammunition with the gun. The pupil who brought the gun to school was assigned to the alternative program for the rest of the school year.
  • A Langford Middle School pupil got into a fight with another pupil Jan. 16. After being separated from the other pupil, she cursed and threatened the teacher and then hit him in the face. She was assigned to the alternative program until she is eligible for ninth grade.

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