High School

Students’ Violent Plot Overheard and Reported by School Counselor

 
Student reviews Columbine plans in depth, finds areas where they made mistakes, and plans accordingly to avoid making the same mistakes. Student recruits another boy to help in his plan….

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Two Students Post Photo Holding Firearms on Instagram

 
Two high school boys (student 1 and student 2) post pictures on Instagram posing with firearms. The photos are captioned: “Schools gonna be fun tomorrow” and “School will be interesting tomorrow.” The captions also included the hashtag, “#RIPMHS.”…

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Two Students Threaten Violence at Homecoming Events

 
In early September of 2015, two students make shooting threats over Facebook and threaten various classmates in person. They allegedly intend to disrupt a variety of Homecoming events…

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Text a Tip Alerts Police to Students’ Violent Plot

 
At least two months before the planned attack, student 1 publishes violent posts on her social media account. A friend sees that student 1’s Tumblr page is filled with violent images, and confronts her about it….

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Student Steals Gun to Use in School Attack, Changes His Mind

 
He says how he plans to kill his parents and then go to the school and kill students, teachers, and the school resource officer. Once he takes the police officer’s gun, he says he will kill as many teachers and students as possible, particularly those who had bullied him…

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Students Report Fellow Student’s Violent Plot to Assistant Principal

 
A male student threatens to harm other students and to shoot people. Fellow students report the threats and a conversation they overheard by the potential attacker to the assistant principal…

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Parents Find Concerning Notes in Son’s Room, Notify Police

 
A male student plans to shoot two assistant principals, a police officer, and a school district police officer. On Dec 12 he asks for help from three others in his plot…

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Parent Overhears and Reports Students’ Violent Plot

 
A parent overhears two students discussing their plans to ‘shoot up’ the school in a manner ‘bigger than Columbine.'” The two students were also overheard discussing the types of firearms they would use, and the effectiveness of various firearms. The parent who overheard the two students’ conversation took a photo of them…

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Teacher Uncovers Student Journal with Violent Attack Plans

 
The student writes what he calls a fictitious journal about his plans to detonate explosives at his high school. His first journal entries…

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Student Reports Peers’ Plan for Mass Shooting

 
Three boys at a California high school talk about their plans for a mass shooting at the school. Other students hear the conversation and report them to the school administration….

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