San Dieguito passes resolution addressing school violence

San Dieguito passes resolution addressing school violence

SDUHSD Trustee Katrina Young brought forward a new resolution on student safety. The San Dieguito Union High School District board unanimously passed a new resolution to reaffirm student safety and prevent violence on its campuses. The resolution brought forward by SDUHSD Trustee Katrina Young came as a suggestion from a community member in response to the school shooting in Michigan on Nov. 30 that left four students dead and injured six others. The district has also experienced threats in its own community—most recently on Dec. 3, in-person classes at La Costa Canyon High School were cancelled after a threatening message was found on the wall of a campus bathroom. A similar threat was found at Carmel Valley Middle School on Dec. 14, prompting a late dismissal while the incident was investigated and the students responsible were identified. A nationwide threat on TikTok promoted acts of violence on Dec. 17. The resolution reaffirmed one that the board passed in 2018. “Our students and staff need to know that their emotional and physical safety is our top priority above all,” said Young. ”I believe it’s our duty to make sure that we create environments where everyone is safe and that we keep guns out of the hands of students that might do harm to themselves and others.” The 2018 resolution was made in the wake of the Parkland High School shooting, in which 17 students were killed. This reaffirmed resolution was made on the ninth anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary […]

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