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  • School Shootings
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    Nick Ferrigno 11-20-99 School Shootings In our society today, so socially and technologically advanced, one expects to feel a sense of security and comfort. However, this safety is lost due to the fact of many school shootings occurring nationwide. It is not unusual to hear about these shootings on television or on the radio. This issue has greatly impacted the lives of young people. If you turn on you television and look at the destruction caused from a flood or an earthquake, you may think, 'o...
  • Junior And Senior High School
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    Give a Boy a Gun Give a Boy a Gun by Todd Strasser describes school shootings by looking at one school, shooting that happened in Middletown, Colorado. This book is loosely based upon the real events at Columbine High School in Littleton. Two students were teased and harassed by their peers. Eventually, they take them hostage at a school dance. Gary and Brandon were very close friends and they both have something in common: they were both teased and harassed and teased and sometimes even physica...
  • Warning Signs Of Violence At School
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    Running head: SCHOOL SHOOTINGS: AMERICA'S TRAGEDY School Shootings: A Tragedy in America School Shootings: A Tragedy in America The school shootings at Westside Middle School were orchestrated by two juveniles. On Monday, March 30, 1998 two boys ambushed students and teachers outside Westside Middle School in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Andrew Golden a youth of 11 years and Mitchell Johnson who was 13 years old were responsible for this hideous tragedy. Apparently, Mitchell Johnson hid in the woods whi...
  • Five School Shooting
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    School Violence, Is There a Problem Essay written by: There is definitely a problem with school violence today. The last three years have shown us that violence in our schools society is more common today then ever before. Whether the violence has to do with guns, knives, or just a simple fight, school violence is getting a little out of hand. There have been several school shootings in the last few years, and the number of school shootings seems to be growing rapidly these days. When the last f...
  • Bullying In The School
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    "That could never happen in my school". This is one of the first thoughts that goes through a students mind when they hear about a school shooting. The fact is though, it can. School shootings can happen at any school at any time. Lack of security is only a small part of the problem. The major issue lies in the low morality of students and warning signs overlooked by administration. Not all, but a majority of the students are cold-blooded killers. And shooting fellow students is often not their ...
  • Shooting Spree At Columbine High School
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    The 20th of April was the anniversary of the massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. The shooting deaths of 12 students and 1 teacher-and the two suicides of the teenage executioners and left many others psychologically and physically damaged. Who's to blame? , On the issue of blame, of this massacre it is not music, or video games, and not even movies, it's the shooters because everybody is responsible own actions. However, the parents could have been more involved in their li...
  • News Story About A School Shooting
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    School violence is in the headlines again, 6 years after Columbine, the tragic Colorado school shooting in which many students died. Now, sadly, 2 school officials and 6 students have been killed in a shooting at Red Lake High School in Minnesota. As horrible and frightening as incidents like these are, they are rare. Although it may not seem that way, the rate of crime involving physical harm has been declining at U.S. schools since the early 1990's. According to the Centers for Disease Control...
  • School Shooting
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    California School Shooting On March 5, 2001 a fifteen year-old freshman at Santana High School in Santee, California shot and killed two classmates and wounded thirteen other people. The San Diego Country District Attorney, Paul Pfungst says, 'The fifteen year-old will most likely be tried as an adult'. One student John Sc hardt saw the shooter stepping out of the bathroom with a smile on his face while shooting rounds at people. When the shooting started the faculty tried to evacuate the school...
  • School Shooting
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    Family environment and the press are two major influences resulting in the recent tragic school shootings. As much as society continues to focus the killing rampages on factors such as television and music, what children are exposed to in reality contributes to the violence. The most recent school shooting in Michigan involved a six-year-old first grader who killed a classmate with a. 22 caliber pistol. The news coverage had vanished after two or three days, and I was left wondering what had hap...
  • Normal Day At Columbine High School
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    Columbine High School Shooting It was a normal day at Columbine High School. Students came for another day of learning. But two students, Eric Harris and Dylan Kle bold, it was a different story. The rampage started at 11: 21 am, with black trench coats and masks covering their face. Shooting guns first in the cafeteria to anyone whom was an athlete or a different race or color. Then going to the hallways screaming racial slurs and planting homemade bombs to explode even after the shooting was o...
  • School Shootings
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    Introduction - Examples of shootings related to teasing and solutions to problem I. Change Atmosphere A. Assailants generally rejected B. Psychological damage C. Led to kill tormentors D. Quotes from others 1) Re: Columbine and its shooters- at least took a stand 2) it did take guts 3) Maybe itll make people think next time II. Students responsibility A. Intentions always told to peers 1) Usually detailed 2) Rarely taken seriously or reported B. Bethel, Alaska story C. Is it worth risking the li...

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