highschool

  • Emergency 911 technology struggles to keep up with the times

    ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) – High school students hiding from the gunman in Parkland, Florida, were forced to whisper in calls to 911 for fear of tipping off their location. Others texted friends and family who then relayed information to emergency dispatchers over the phone. A few months later, a woman...
  • Slain teens honored at Parkland high school senior prom

    PARKLAND, Fla. — Four Florida high school seniors slain in a mass shooting were honored by their classmates celebrating their senior prom. The Sun Sentinel reports that the main ballroom at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort was transformed Saturday into an enchanted forest for 850 Marjory Stoneman Douglas...
  • 911 calls, radio traffic show chaos in high school massacre

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) – In the minutes after a gunman opened fire in a Florida high school, killing 17, frantic students and parents begin flooding 911 with calls. A deputy on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School campus first thought the loud bangs were firecrackers but quickly realized they...
  • High school football player shot, killed in Atlanta home

    ATLANTA – Police are searching for answers in a shooting that left a teenager dead inside a home.  Atlanta police said Carlos Davis, 15, was visiting friends at a house on Mercury Street in northwest Atlanta Sunday night when he was shot. “He was inside of a bedroom with...
  • Atlanta Braves to wear caps honoring Parkland high school victims

    ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves will wear caps on Friday to honor the victims who were killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. In that shooting, 17 people — students and faculty members — were killed. Nikolas Cruz, a former student at the...
  • BREAKING NEWS: 20 Injured in Shooting at Florida High School, Police Searching for Gunman

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida law enforcement officials were searching on Wednesday for the person who opened fire in a high school, killing at least one person, according to local media, which showed dozens students fleeing a building surrounded by police. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, about...
  • High School student dies from flu complications

    CHAMBLEE, Ga. – DeKalb County Schools confirmed Monday one of their students has died from the flu. Miguel Martinez died over the weekend from complications due to the flu, according to family members. Sitting in Miguel Martinez’s living room, Samuel Yerena cannot believe his friend is gone. The teens...
  • High School football players sexually assaulted at District Superintendent’s home!

    And the act was allegedly recorded. The Bixby High School (Bixby, Oklahoma) community has been rocked after four of its football players are being investigated for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old teammate in a September incident, which reportedly took place in the house of Superintendent Kyle Wood, as reported by Oklahoma’s...
  • Atlanta Football Coach Arrested for Misconduct with Students!

    A Georgia high school basketball coach has been arrested after authorities said he had “unwanted sexual contact” with a student. The incident involving Chestatee High School girls basketball coach Webster Demetrius Daniel, 42, occurred Thursday, according to Hall County sheriff’s Lt. Scott Ware. “Investigators with the sheriff’s office opened...