A 15-year old student
died today after a fight at
in Partington, Trafford at 12:30pm. A 14-year-old boy has been
schools claimed the life of 14 year old who was stabbed to death
in the school corridor of
grade student at East York Collegiate Institute in
was fatally stabbed by another student at a restaurant during a
A 15 year-old
student was rushed from
to the hospital after being stabbed. His 14 year-old girl friend
apparently cut him with a box cutter. Police are investigating her
claims that it was an accident.
10, 2004: Ontario
A 10th grade
teacher was shot several times in the head while in the parking
lot at her school.
was immediately placed in lockdown with students hiding under
their desks. Since they have practiced this drill several times,
most students were not aware that this was any thing other than
another drill. There was no panic. Police determined that the
shooting was the result of a domestic dispute and no students were
A 17 year-old male
student who was a junior at
smuggled a gun into his school. At 1:30 he shot himself in the
head in a hallway and died shortly thereafter at a local hospital.
No other students were injured.
An 18 year-old senior at
was shot in the leg at noon as he set in his car. Police are
looking for the attacker. School officials doubt it was another
student as he was not wearing a school uniform.
officials made an announcement over the school intercom that there
had been a shooting threat but there was nothing to worry about.
They seemed unprepared for the reaction from students and parents
who remembered all too clearly the shooting spree by
Kip Kinkle in
1998 when he killed 2 students, both of his parents and wounded
more than 20 other students.
A 14 year-old student has been charged with shooting a fellow
student with a BB gun while riding home on a school bus. His
brother has also been charged with telling the other students that
if anyone told on them, he would get his boys and beat them up.
17, 2004: Brookville,
was placed in “lock down” after several shots were fired into
the front of the school at 10am. Every available police officer
rushed to the scene. It turns out that was the intended purpose as
the shooter then held up a local bank across town. No one was
injured. The stolen money contained a dye bomb that exploded as
the robber made her getaway.
A 12 year-old student stabbed a fellow student, 14 years-old, as
they walked home from school. The victim was treated and released.
The stabber is in custody pending an investigation.
Mar 21, 2005: Red
Lake, MN -
Jeff Weise, 16, shot to death his grandfather and his
grandfather's girlfriend and then went to his high school in Red
Lake, Minnesota, where he killed a security guard, a teacher, and
five students, and wounded seven others, before killing himself.
Nov. 8, 2005:
Jacksboro, TN -
Assistant principal Ken Bruce was killed and two other
administrators seriously wounded when Kenny Bartley, a 15-year-old
student, opened fire in a Jacksboro, Tennessee high school.
Note: This list is not
complete. There is a tendency to underreport school violence, so
it you know of an incident that is not reported here, please send
in by email.