A student who killed a classmate before taking his own life at an Arahapoe County high school last year showed a friend photos of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting and thought one of the images was “funny in a crude way,” according to documents.
Investigators say the student who killed a classmate before taking his own life at Arapahoe High School said he was exacting revenge for being teased in elementary school.
A security guard at a high school in Centennial said safety problems persist at the facility nearly a year after a student fatally shot a classmate before killing himself in the school’s library.
A teen who fatally shot another student at his suburban Denver high school last year had been deemed “not a high-level of threat” after shouting a death threat against his debate coach three months earlier, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
It’s the scanner traffic no one ever wants to hear: an active shooter is in a school, followed by “This is not a drill.”
Grief counselors will be on hand at Standley Lake High School after a student who set himself on fire in the school’s cafeteria late last month died from his injuries.
Classes were canceled but counselors will be available to students after a 16-year-old boy set himself on fire at a Westminster high school in an apparent suicide attempt.
Five of the state’s largest school districts have investigated more than 400 threats by students this school year and put 40 of them at the highest levels of concern, according to records obtained by The Denver Post.
An Arapahoe High School security guard that was put on leave after the shooting says that there were warning signs he claims the school ignored.
Arapahoe High School students in Colorado returned to class Tuesday for the first time since a fatal Dec. 13 shooting on campus, greeted by increased security and signs on each of their lockers telling them they are loved and valued.