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Alabama teen starts ‘prayer locker’ to help school: ‘Something was leading me to do it’

Inspired by others, 16-year-old Brianna Farris is bringing faith to her Pell City High School classmates by starting a “prayer locker.”

Suspended Texas high school student stabbed 2 classmates, police say

A suspended student at a Texas high school stabbed two of his classmates in an early morning attack on campus before fleeing the scene, police said Thursday. 

Connecticut high school’s ‘Redmen’ mascot reinstated after GOP gains control of board

Less than a year after a school board in Connecticut removed a high school’s “Redmen” mascot, arguing it was racist, it voted last week to restore the mascot, according to reports.

2 Texas juveniles charged after firework ignited in high school cafeteria, triggering evacuation

Two male adolescents were charged with felony arson Wednesday, for their alleged involvement with a firework explosion that took place on Tuesday, at Klein Forest High School, in Houston, Texas. 

Texas high school evacuated after firework reportedly ingnites inside

Police are investigating an explosion that occurred on Tuesday at Klein Forest High School in Houston Texas, which forced students and faculty to evacuate the building for fear that it might be a bomb. 

California crash on Christmas kills 3 teens — including twin brothers – injures 2

Three Northern California teens, including 16-year-old twin brothers, were killed and two other teens were injured Christmas night when the vehicle in which they were traveling veered out of control and slammed into a utility pole and a tree, authorities said.

NYC soccer coach allegedly recorded sexual abuse of teen boys and girls

A Queens soccer coach allegedly sexually abused four teens — two girls and two boys — last year, and recorded some of the abuse on video, according to the borough’s district attorney’s office.

Florida officer ‘physically assaulted’ in high school brawl, 10 students, one adult arrested, police say

Police in Florida have arrested 10 students and one adult after a violent brawl erupted at a Melbourne high school in which at least one officer was attacked.

Wisconsin teen shot by police after wielding pellet gun at student says he was ‘tired of being picked on’

A Wisconsin high school student who was shot by police last week said he was “tired of being picked on” when he pointed what initially appeared to be a real gun at another student’s head.

Armed Wisconsin high school student, resource officer injured in shooting incident

An armed student reportedly confronted a school resource officer at a high school in Wisconsin on Tuesday, officials said.

Indiana high school football players abused boy with Down syndrome, mother says

Four Indiana high school football players are under investigation for allegedly assaulting and bullying their 15-year-old team manager, who has Down syndrome, before the squad’s homecoming game Sept. 27.

Tennessee students stage walkout over N-word assignment after teacher placed on leave

A teacher in Tennessee who was recently placed on leave over an assignment about the use of a racial epithet received some support Friday from a group of students.

California HS shooter used untraceable ‘ghost gun,’ sheriff says

The 16-year-old boy who shot five classmates on Nov. 14 before turning the weapon on himself at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, Calif. used an unregistered, untraceable “ghost gun” assembled by hand from parts, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva. 

Missing Illinois teenager was last seen leaving school in Wisconsin, police say

Authorities in northern Illinois are searching for a missing teenage girl who was last seen leaving her high school in neighboring Wisconsin on Wednesday, according to officials.