Articles Tagged With ‘School’

Gunman shoots Taft High School students

At least two people were shot earlier today at Taft High School in Kern County California. The school is currently on lockdown and the alleged shooter is in custody. Three ambulances and a medevac helicopter have been dispatched to the... (Continue reading)

California mom goes to jail for letting kids skip school

A Kings County mother is spending 180 days in jail for allowing her children to repeatedly miss school [KPMH]. Lorraine Cuevas, 34, violated California’s chronic truancy law by allowing her second and third grade students to skip a combined 116... (Continue reading)

Pellet gun carrying Central Coast teen facing expulsion

A Lompoc Valley Middle School student is facing expulsion from school after police discovered a pellet gun in his backpack. On Monday morning, a caller informed police that the 13-year-old boy had pulled what appeared to be a handgun from... (Continue reading)

Scandal plagued school superintendent replaced

Superintendent Dean Smith has been replaced, at least temporarily, following a school board meeting, in which San Miguel Joint Union School District board members reviewed the results of an investigation that delved into issues about Smith’s relationship with a teenage... (Continue reading)

Superintendent skips class to spend time with teenage girlfriend

Last week, taxpayers paid for the San Miguel Joint Union School District superintendent to attend a symposium in Monterey. However, Supt. Dean Smith apparently skipped some of the meetings to spend time with a teenager with whom he is allegedly... (Continue reading)

Principal agrees to pay back misappropriated monies

Atascadero High School Principal EJ Rossi agreed to return $32,000 to the San Ardo School District (SASD) bringing to the forefront questions of why officials in Atascadero hired Rossi knowing he was accused of misappropriating school funds. Last month, Rossi signed... (Continue reading)

Santa Margarita School principal convicted of DUI

By KAREN VELIE Santa Margarita Elementary School Principal Melanie Karp has been sentenced to two days in the county jail and three years probation for driving under the influence of alcohol. Commissioner Stephen B. Sefton also levied a fine of $1,726 and... (Continue reading)