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Statistical breakdown

Statistical breakdown

Jennifer Lee

March 14, 2013

Criminologist Jackson Toby wrote in a 2001 issue of Weekly Standard that “although mass murders inside of American schools are statistically very, very rare, when they do occur, they are more likely to take place in good suburban schools than in bad inner-city schools.” The same is true...

Students organize Beanie Babies Drive for Sandy Hook Elementary

Students organize Beanie Babies Drive for Sandy Hook Elementary

Joyce Varma

December 22, 2012

In response to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., juniors Michelle Swedek and Cathryn Yang organized a Beanie Babies Drive. Swedek and Yang coordinated with AP Biology teacher Pamela Chow, Assistant Principal Brad Metheany and Principal April Scott to send Beanie Babies to the s...