Tag: School

Routine school physical may have saved Memphis boy’s life

Please enable Javascript to watch this video MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — An 8-year-old boy’s routine physical at a Shelby County school may have saved his life. Eight-year-old Shaheem Young Jr.’s heart murmur was discovered by a “Well Child” staff member during a routine exam at Egypt Elementary School back in October. His mother Shantell took […]

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Granby High in Norfolk put on lockdown after ‘suspicious male’ reported near school property

NORFOLK, Va. – Granby High School was on a cautionary lockdown, according to Norfolk Public Schools. School officials said the lockdown started around 7:15 a.m., after a ‘suspicious male’ was reported near school property. Norfolk Police arrived at the scene and came in contact with the male suspect. The investigation is still ongoing. Police could […]

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Richmond schools to be close on January 27 because of teacher rally

Richmond’s schools superintendent says so many teachers are planning to attend a rally at the state Capitol next week in support of increased school funding the district needs to cancel classes. Richmond Public Schools released a statement from Superintendent Jason Kamras on Sunday that announced schools would be closed on Monday, Jan. 27. Kamras said […]

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School Does ‘Nothing’: Bullied Biracial Student Called N-Word, Threatened With Noose, Lawsuit Says

A mother has taken action against the Franklin County Board of Education and several administrators after her biracial son was reportedly called a n****r and was threatened with a noose. The mother, who is an employee of Phil Campbell High School within the Franklin County school district and the school her son attended, filed a […]

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