WSOC is reporting that a freshman student at Independence High School was caught with a loaded gun at school today. The incident occurred, according to WSOC’s Web site, when a school resource officer suspected the student of having marijuana. The officer then noticed the gun under the desk and the student was taken into custody.
Students at Crestdale Middle are battling bullying with a series of special events this week. Tuesday is Twin Day, to encourage students to pair up against bullying; Wednesday is Sweats Day, to show it’s no sweat to prevent bullying; Thursday is Sports Team Apparel Day, where students team up to fight bullies, and Friday is Tacky Day, where students show it’s okay to be different.