Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Washington Post Published 7:57 am, Friday, April 20, 2018 One person was injured in a shooting at Forest High School in Ocala, Florida, on Friday morning, a short time before a planned student walkout to protest school violence. The injured person was being treated by paramedics, the Marion County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post Friday morning. According to the Ocala Star-Banner, one student shot another in the ankle. The father of a witness to the shooting told the newspaper that the shooter was standing in the hallway and shot at a classroom door that was shut - then dropped the weapon, ran and tried to hide. Authorities took the suspect into custody shortly after. The person's identity was not released and investigators have not given details about a suspected motive. LATEST SFGATE VIDEOS Now Playing: Now Playing The real meaning of 420 Alix Martichoux / SFGATE Coast Guard search and rescue Ted Andersen, SFGATE … [Read more...] about A school shooting pre-empted a Florida high school’s walkout against school shootings
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COLUMBINE High School massacre was a crime that stunned United States and the world. But the shooting proved to be just the beginning of a sorry chapter in the nation’s modern history. When was the Columbine High School massacre? On April 20, 1999, students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold murdered classmates in the school in Littleton, Colorado, in cold blood. Dressed in trench coats, the demented duo began opening fire on pupils outside the school before moving inside and spraying bullets at victims in the library. It later emerged Harris and Klebold placed two duffel bags each containing a 20-pound propane bomb set to explode in the cafeteria. They then waited outside. But when the bombs failed to go off, they started gunning down students. A total of 188 rounds of ammunition were fired during the bloodbath Who were shooters Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold? Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were two 18-year-old students at Columbine High School who carried out a shooting rampage which … [Read more...] about When was the Columbine High School massacre, who were shooters Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold and how many were killed?
Two political newcomers have been tapped to replace a pair of veteran Stevenson High School District 125 trustees who recently resigned. Heena Agrawal of Lake Forest and Amy Neault of Kildeer were appointed to the Lincolnshire-based board Monday. They fill vacancies created by the resignations of Bruce Lubin in May and Merv Roberts this month. Roberts, of Lincolnshire, was the longest-serving trustee in Stevenson history with a 37-year tenure. Lubin, of Long Grove, had been a trustee for more than 15 years.Neither Agrawal nor Neault has elected experience.Neault served as president of the Kildeer Countryside Consolidated School District 96 Parent Teacher Organization and the Woodlawn Middle School PTO. She also has helped organize the Long Grove art festival, among other community activities.She's the mother of a 2017 Stevenson graduate and an incoming freshman.Neault said she sought the board seat because she's impressed with the school and wanted to be part of the work the board … [Read more...] about Two newcomers named to Stevenson High School board
A big experiment begins this year in Mundelein High School District 120, where Superintendent Kevin Myers will also become the top administrator for Mundelein Elementary District 75, beginning in July. Though all four candidates for three openings on the District 120 board back the innovative arrangement, we think two incumbents knowledgeable about the shared leadership should stay on board to help steer a successful launch. They are board President Joanne Anderson, a comptroller for New Trier High School, and Jane Siegal, a retired Mundelein High School social worker.Anderson, who was a board member in District 75 before being elected to the high school board in 2011, helped establish goals and expectations for Myers' dual role. She anticipates "bumps in the road" but expects both school boards to work through them.Siegal hopes the patchwork of school districts in central Lake County could share other services in the future, including curriculum and financial management. Having … [Read more...] about Endorse: Anderson, Siegal and Yaffe for Mundelein High School board
Share Tweet Email Santa Fe High School shooting Share: Share Tweet Email EMBED <> More Videos <iframe width="476" height="267" src="https://abc13.com/video/embed/?pid=5238760" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Accused Santa Fe shooter taken into federal custody. Share: Share Tweet Email KTRK SANTA FE, Texas (KTRK) -- Accused Santa Fe High School shooter Dimitrios Pagourtzis was taken into custody by federal agents Monday morning. Last month, federal prosecutors said they wouldn't pursue charges against Pagourtzis, sending the following statement to ABC13. The D.A. has brought numerous strong charges against the defendant in this case. No federal charges will be filed at this time, and we continue to stand ready to assist and support the Galveston County District Attorney's Office as they pursue the state prosecution. Agents arrived at the Galveston County Jail Monday morning. … [Read more...] about Federal agents take custody of Santa Fe High School shooting suspect