Could the mess that is Southwest and Northeast high schools be getting cleaned up? After fires started at the schools in the last few weeks, school officials believe that they know the four students who started 'em, the Star reported. That's got to be a minor relief for parents of students at the schools.
Expect expulsion hearings for the students, who aren't named. Even so, the schools have sounded worse than those in shitty movies like Dangerous Minds, just without the inspiring teacher to rally the students. But Southwest won't be turned back into an early college magnet school.
"The district will not allow the actions of a small cadre of students to
derail the learning and threaten the safety of the entire student and
staff population" at Southwest, Superintendent John Covington reportedly
said at last night's school board meeting.
On February 11, firefighters were called to Southwest three times to put out fires in a first-floor locker room, a second-floor break room