•   
  •   
  •   

Weekend Reads Calif. high school teacher accidentally fires gun in class, 3 students injured

17:12  14 march  2018
17:12  14 march  2018 Source:   ksbw.com

Facing racial slurs in class, student wants school to do more to combat racism

  Facing racial slurs in class, student wants school to do more to combat racism Grade 9 student Sarah Walters said she's often called racial slurs at her Hammonds Plains, N.S., middle school. She and her mother say administrators aren't doing enough to combat the racist behaviour of some students.The 14-year-old Grade 9 student is biracial. And she said she's often called the N-word in the classroom and in the hallways at a school that's ironically named after the first black woman to graduate from the provincial teachers college in 1928.

A teacher in Northern California accidentally fired his gun inside a classroom , injuring Seaside High student injured when teacher accidentally fired gun in classroom - Продолжительность Classes cancelled at Georgia high school after teacher fires gun - Продолжительность: 2:32 CBS

Three students at a California high school were injured Tuesday when a teacher fired a gun inside of a Three teens attending Seaside High School in Monterey County were hurt by debris falling from the Seaside High student injured when teacher accidentally fired gun in classroom https

Dennis Alexander© KSBW Dennis Alexander A teacher who also serves as a reserve police officer accidentally fired a gun inside a Seaside High School classroom Tuesday, police said, and three students were injured.

Dennis Alexander was teaching a course about gun safety for his Administration of Justice class when his gun went off at 1:20 p.m.

Teachers are not legally allowed to have firearms in California classrooms, even if they have a concealed carry permit.

Alexander, who is a reserve officer for the Sand City Police Department, was pointing his gun at the ceiling when it fired. Pieces of the ceiling fell to the ground.

A press release from the Seaside Police Department said no one suffered "serious injuries." One 17-year-old boy suffered moderate injuries when fragments from the bullet ricocheted off the ceiling and lodged into his neck, the student's father, Fermin Gonzales, told KSBW.

Teenage girl dead after semi and school bus collide

  Teenage girl dead after semi and school bus collide An Alberta school superintendent says the death of a teenage girl in a collision between a school bus and a semi truck north of Edmonton has devastated the small community. Police and paramedics responded to the crash that happened around 8 a.m. in Thorhild County near Redwater.

Seaside student injured when teacher accidentally fires gun in classroom . A news release from the Seaside Police Department said no one suffered "serious injuries ." One 17-year-old boy suffered moderate injuries when fragments from the bullet ricocheted off the ceiling and lodged into his neck

A teacher at a California high school who accidentally fired his gun during a class , reportedly injuring three students , was not authorized to have a gun Resource officer accidentally fires gun at virginia middle school , officials say. The accidental firings come amid a

The teacher had just told the class that he wanted to make sure his gun wasn't loaded, when the gun fired, according to Gonzales.

"It's the craziest thing. It could have been very bad," the father said.

Alexander was about to use the gun for a demonstration for how to disarm someone, according to Gonzales.

Everyone in the classroom as stunned and the teacher apologized. But no one at the school checked to make sure that all of the students were uninjured, Gonzales said.

The 17-year-old boy's parents were shocked when he returned home from school with blood on his shirt and bullet fragments in his neck. The student's parents rushed him to a hospital for X-rays.

"He's shaken up, but he's going to be OK," Gonzales told KSBW.

The injured student believes two of his classmates might have suffered minor injuries.

Threats made against three schools: police

  Threats made against three schools: police HALIFAX - Police say they will be present at three schools in Halifax today after unspecified threats were made against them. Officers say they will be at Caledonia Junior High School, Rocky Lake Junior High School and Ian Forsyth Elementary as a precaution. A police statement says they were notified of the threats at about 10 a.m. Wednesday and are investigating. They say they do not believe students are at risk and school closures were not necessary. Officers say they will be at Caledonia Junior High School, Rocky Lake Junior High School and Ian Forsyth Elementary as a precaution.

Three students at a central California high school were injured Tuesday when a teacher fired a gun inside of a classroom during a firearms safety course, according to police and local reports. Calif . high school teacher accidentally fires gun in class - www.msn.com.

A teacher in California has reportedly accidentally fired a gun in a classroom , injuring three children. Police were called to Seaside High School on Tuesday after Dennis Alexander, who was leading a class on gun safety, fired a semi-automatic weapon at the ceiling, local press reported.

The school day resumed as normal, and Seaside Police Department officers went to the school to investigate.

Alexander was placed on administrative leave from his teaching position at Seaside High School, and he was also placed on administrative leave at the Sand City Police Department.

Sand City Police Chief Brian Ferrante told KSBW, "I have concerns about why he was displaying a loaded firearm in a classroom. We will be looking into that. My first concern was that no one was hurt. "

Ferrante said Alexander has been a reserve Sand City police officer for the past 11 years, and described his track record as "positive and professional."

The 2013 Reserve Office of the Year is also a Seaside City Council member and Red Cross volunteer. KSBW interviewed Alexander in 2015 while he was volunteering for the Red Cross to help victims of the Tassajara Fire.

The Monterey Peninsula Unified School District Superintendent's Office sent the following letter to parents:

Ontario's University of Windsor to launch internal investigation after woman left with severe burns

  Ontario's University of Windsor to launch internal investigation after woman left with severe burns The University of Windsor is conducting a “full internal investigation” after a 34-year-old woman was left in critical condition Tuesday with severe burns in what the school is describing as an “incident” on campus. President Alan Wildeman provided few details in a written statement released Wednesday. Wildeman said shortly after noon on Tuesday, a woman was severely injured by fire in an office on the fourth floor of the Odette School of Business. Wildeman said one faculty member was injured in an attempt to extinguish the fire.

A Califorina teacher , who is also a reserve police officer, accidentally discharged a gun while teaching . Out of all classes you could ever teach , you'd think the instructor teaching one about public Seaside High student injured when teacher accidentally fired gun in classroom https

SEASIDE, Calif . (AP) — Police say a teacher in California accidentally fired his gun in a classroom , injuring three students . It happened Tuesday at Seaside High School as Dennis Alexander was teaching a gun safety lesson for his administration of justice class .

"We want to make you aware of an accident that occurred in the Administration of Justice class today at Seaside High School. As some of you may know, the teacher is a reserve police officer. Today, during class, the teacher accidentally discharged his firearm during a lesson while it was pointed at the ceiling. Debris from the ceiling then fell. Upon learning of the incident, our Human Resources department, school site administration and the Seaside Police Department immediately began investigating the incident, including interviewing students in the class. We will also have counseling services available for students. Due to the nature of this personnel incident, we are unable to share any other details. The teacher has been placed on administrative leave for the duration of the on-going investigation. The safety of your student is always our top priority, and we will continue to remain vigilant in our efforts to keep them safe while they are under our care."

Police searching for person behind threat against Kitchener high school .
The message found on a washroom stall at Huron Heights Secondary School warned of a shooting on March 28.A threatening message written on a washroom stall at a Kitchener high school has staff and police on high alert.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!