Principal Paula Herrema sent home a letter to parents on Tuesday detailing possible threats made against the middle school.
More gang activity in Atlanta Public Schools was confirmed on Tuesday as a letter released by the principal of Inman Middle School detailed her school's response to threats made against them on Friday. An Inman Middle School parent told that parents were hearing that an incident on Friday had led to some "members of the gangs involved" discussing plans to "'shoot up some kids' at Inman on Monday at 12:15. It didn't happen, thank goodness." The parent said some students stayed home Monday due to the rumors. Principal Paula Herrema confirmed in her letter to parents that, "during Friday afternoon's dismissal, a group of 7th and 8th grade boys were involved in a fight." The fight was immediately taken care of, she said, and there was no …
In a letter to Atlanta Public Schools students, parents, employees, and supporters, Superintendent Erroll B. Davis, Jr., writes, "Our students deserve schools that are free of safety and security threats."
Monday, December 17, 2012
Editor's Note: In response to this past Friday's massacre at a Connecticut elementary school, Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Erroll B. Davis, Jr., posted the following letter Monday morning at the APS website. Monday, December 17, 2012 Dear APS students, parents, employees, and supporters, This past Friday, December 14, our country experienced one of the most horrific crimes imaginable. Twenty children and seven adults were killed by a gunman who terrorized an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. We are deeply saddened by the tragedy, and on behalf of the APS community, I would like to express our most sincere condolences to the families whose lives have been changed forever. Whenever a national tragedy occurs, our children …