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Monday, February 18, 2013
A Pennsylvania tot gets suspended from kindergarten.
On the heels of the events at Sandy Hook, a shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut, the nation has been abuzz with gun control debates. This weekend, USAToday reported that a Pennsylvania girl, waiting for her bus to kindergarten, was suspended from school for her actions. "Waiting in line for the bus, a Pennsylvania kindergartner tells her pals she's going to shoot them with a Hello Kitty toy that makes soap bubbles," said the article. The act landed the 5-year-old Eastern Pennsylvania girl in for suspension, as her district cited "terroristic threats" as its reasoning. Can a 5-year-old commit a terroristic threat? Are our schools going too far? Are they not going far enough? Voice your concerns, in favor of or against the act, …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Twenty-six balloons released as a final good-bye to the children and teachers lost in the tragedy.
Upper Dublin residents gathered in front of the Upper Dublin Township Building to pay tribute, pray, and mourn the loss the the 26 victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting from December 14, according to an article in the Ambler Gazette. The vigil was organized by Upper Dublin resident Monica Hartsock and 18-year-old, Barnagate, NJ resident Michelle Lombardi performed her song "26 Kisses" at the vigil, which she wrote in response to the mass shooting. "The ceremony ended when Hartsock released the balloons into the air as a final goodbye to those lost."