Articles Tagged With ‘public schools’

Righetti High teacher removed after photo shows inappropriate behavior

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A school resource officer removed a substitute teacher from the Righetti High School campus in Santa Maria on Friday after a photo circulated allegedly showing the teacher with his pants down and a Pringles can in front... (Continue reading)

California student suspended for wearing black face paint at football game

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A middle school in California suspended a student last month for wearing black face paint at a football game, something that constituted a “hate incident,” according to a suspension notice issued by the school’s principal. Muirlands Middle... (Continue reading)

Shooting near Santa Maria High School prompts lockdown

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Police are investigating a shooting near Santa Maria High School on Friday afternoon, which prompted a brief lockdown of the campus.  At about 12:30 p.m., a 911 caller reported a shooting on W. Park Street, according to... (Continue reading)

Bomb threat causes evacuation of Nipomo’s New Tech High

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A reported bomb threat led to the evacuation of New Tech High School in Nipomo Thursday morning. [KSBY] Officials received a report of the bomb threat at about 10:15 a.m., according to the San Luis Obispo County... (Continue reading)

School board halts remodel of Georgia Brown Elementary

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Paso Robles Joint Unified School District voted on Tuesday to delay a planned remodel of Georgia Brown Elementary School over potentially dangerous geological concerns at the campus.[KSBY] Earlier this year, the school board voted 4-3 to... (Continue reading)

False report of active shooter prompts lockdown of Santa Barbara school

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to determine the person behind a “swatting” call that resulted in the lockdown of a high school campus Monday morning.  At about 10:25 a.m., a 911 caller reported an... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles school board row leads to censure

The Paso Robles Joint Unified School District board censured one of its members Tuesday, accusing him of a wide range of misconduct including having a conflict of interest, spreading misinformation and threatening colleagues with references to guns, bullets and a... (Continue reading)

Atheists launch club at Arroyo Grande elementary school

In a bid to compete with after-school religious clubs, Atheists United of San Luis Obispo launched a Young Skeptics program at an Arroyo Grande elementary school. The club is the first ever Young Skeptics chapter in California. [Tribune] Last Thursday,... (Continue reading)

California teachers on leave for mocking ‘Day Without Immigrant’ students

Five teachers and a counselor at a Southern California high school took to Facebook last week to express their immense satisfaction with the “Day Without Immigrants.” The teachers stated that, for a day, they did not have to deal with... (Continue reading)

Parent threatens to shoot up South County high school

Irate over his son’s suspension, a father threatened to shoot staffers at Lopez Continuation High School in rural Arroyo Grande, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities arrested the man hours later. Around 2:40 p.m. on Tuesday,... (Continue reading)