The Tormented Turned Killer

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School violence is so sad and can have a lasting impact on all involved. My heart aches for anyone who has lost a loved one or friend to school violence.

BLOG POST #132: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific criminal case involving two high school boys.

Not My Son

According to one family, their 15-year-old son had been bullied, and they told him to stand up for himself. The other family said their 16-year-old son and only child was not a bully. A female student told her father she witnessed the 15-year-old boy constantly being picked on by the 16-year-old.

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Trigger Word

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BLOG POST #74: Hold on tight and be forewarned, this week the research topic is gruesome.

Security video showed the young high school math teacher leave her classroom and innocently walked down the hall to a female restroom.

The video also showed a 14-year-old male student leave the same classroom behind the teacher, pull his hoody onto his head and follow her into the restroom.

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Gangs in Schools

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BLOG POST #73: This week I’m sharing my research on a criminal case involving gang activity at a high school.

Before school began, students gathered in the cafeteria. A fight between two boys broke out, one boy staggered from the cafeteria and collapsed in the hallway. Some students attempted to carry him to the front to await emergency responders. He died before help arrived.

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Prom Date Rejection

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Chalk words on walkway "Prom With Me?"BLOG POST #62: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific criminal case involving two high school students.

High school can be difficult for many teenagers. Mustering the courage needed to ask a girl on a date can cause a boy to break out in hives.

It’s no doubt scary for a teenage boy to ask a girl he’s been pining for to accompany him to the high school prom. Both possible rejection and possible acceptance bring stressful consequences. If rejected—fear of humiliation. If accepted—fear of performance.

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I am not insane! I am angry.

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School shooter's journal entry, "I am not insane!"

 

BLOG POST #60: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific criminal case involving a 17-year-old high school student.

Documented school shootings date back to 1850. Most people consider the possibility of a school shooting at their child’s school unimaginable.

I felt the same way until it was my children’s elementary school in the news.

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