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Re: How would your school handle this? (discipline question--not art related)


From: KPRS (kprs_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Mar 03 2001 - 11:18:38 PST

> Our school has a respected Peer Mediation group of students who after having
> "applied" were chosen and then trained. These kids represent a cross section
> of the school and are our school's mediators and handle situations like this
> with the support, guidance and backup of the school's psychologist,
> administration and Board. If it could be 'proved' who actually wrote the note,
> that kid would be suspended, after being spoken to by the principal, vice
> principal, and wouldn't allowed to come back to school until he/wh was
> accompanied by their parents. We are a relatively small school 9-12 (727
> students), and combine two communities. We try to nip these kinds of things in
> the bud.

San D


> My question is: How would YOUR school handle a threatening "hit list" put in
> someone's locker? (One teacher thinks he knows who wrote the list, because
> he recognizes the boy's printing and lettering style.)