Following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 students and staff dead, a new policy requires students to carry a transparent backpack and wear an identification badge at all times.
The student leaders of Marjory Stoneman Douglas have been demanding change - namely, tighter gun laws - since their classmates and mentors were slaughtered at school on February 14. She went on to say, "many students are actually unhappy with the clear backpacks, as they believe that it infringes on their privacy, so they wrote messages on pieces of paper and put it into the clear backpacks".
The students are being allowed through four monitored gates before school starts and only one after the opening bell.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers are guarding entrances to the school as Governor Rick Scott promised almost two weeks ago. As much as I appreciate the effort we as a country need to focus on the real issue instead of turning our schools into prisons, ' she said. "I feel so safe now".
They're too restrictive, yet somehow not effective enough, they say.
Many students feel the clear backpacks are an invasion of privacy, and worse, a distraction from substantial measures to prevent gun violence in schools, specifically gun control legislation. Many were quick to point out clear backpacks had been used in a lot of USA schools since the Columbine school massacre in 1999. "We see danger now and do not want a copy cat". The tags were also seen during last month's March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C., when student activists David Hogg and Lauren Hogg said the dollar amount represented how much Republican senator Marco Rubio accepted from the NRA divided by every student in the state.
Requiring students to wear clear bags to school isn't uncommon and the rule has been enforced in quite a few schools across the U.S. in response to youth bringing weapons such as guns and knives to class.
'When people pay money for these modifications on our school (the only school in the country that is being altered btw) that means someone is getting paid and I am sick and exhausted of us being treated like prize pigs'. The school district is "exploring options" to begin using metal-detecting wands at entrances and potentially permanent metal detectors. "They get a rifle and put it in a musical instrument case".
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Thursday and Friday could have highs well into the 60s and possibly lower 70s, depending on how cloudy it is. So far, no further make-up days have been added to the school calendar, school officials said Thursday .
Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to investigators and agreed to cooperate with the Mueller probe in December. Dowd's reported message to the defendants "puts us, yet again, in uncharted waters", he added.
They continued, "Our cars remain grounded, and we're assisting local, state and federal authorities in any way we can". According to police, the vehicle, which also had a human pilot in the front, wasn't speeding, but didn't brake much.
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Newman finished with 17 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists. "Everyone feels good and I don't think anyone is too exhausted ". When we're able to throw it in and the defense collapses on him, he is able to kick it out and find an open shooter.
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