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Students arrested for fight will be recommended for expulsion

Students arrested for fight will be recommended for expulsion

By John Vodrey, Shaker Heights HS, Shaker Heights, Ohio

March 24, 2014

Superintendent Gregory C. Hutchings said today that two students involved in a fight during class Wednesday will be recommended for expulsion. He also said two students filmed the fight and that they will be recommended for expulsion as well. Two female students were arrested for disorderly conduct...

Tweet calling an administrator ‘Public Enemy #1’ gets Kansas student suspended

Tweet calling an administrator ‘Public Enemy #1’ gets Kansas student suspended

By Kenneth Palmer and Becca Moran

March 17, 2014

Choruses of angry shouts echoed from the student section during the Feb. 18 home basketball game against Shawnee Mission South. But what was supposed to be a display of school spirit quickly raised questions about the First Amendment rights of students. Assistant Principal Keith Jones kicked out students...

Computerized system, Tardy Tracker, will change procedures

Computerized system, Tardy Tracker, will change procedures

By Olivia Baird, Blue Valley Northwest HS, Overland Park, Kan.

February 3, 2014

A new computerized system, called the Tardy Tracker, will be introduced soon to BVNW on Monday, Jan. 13, and change the procedure to keep track of student tardies. Administrator Chris Legleiter explained that the program aims to better reinforce the school’s tardy policy. Now, when students are late...