posted on Nov, 24 2004 @ 06:28 PM
A student at Valparaiso High School in Valparaiso Indiana after watching a Spanish class video then used two hidden knives, one of them a machete in
an insane attack on fellow students. The attacker slashed as many as five classmates before teachers tackled him as he ran into the hall outside of
FoxNews.com Full Article
Eight Valparaiso High School students were taken to the hospital, including the accused attacker, a 15-year-old freshman, Police Chief Michael
Brickner said. All but one of those injured were released by Wednesday afternoon, he said. Five suffered cuts and the others complained of pain from
other injuries, authorities said.
Authorities did not release any information about a possible motive for the attack, which happened as classes were starting about 8 a.m. at the school
some 20 miles southeast of Gary.
Students described a struggle in a hallway and said they saw blood on the floor.
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What was going on here?
No motive given yet.
Now I know why I did not take Spanish when I was in high School.
These things seem to happen in our schools far too often these days. It seems from my own point of view that teachers are too busy being babysitters
and or social workers, and too little time teaching.
Most children like this one have no real parent involved in their lives other than the most basic needs... This one case does nothing to show the vast
problems children have these days.. or to show the destruction of our education system.. But it could be an example.. Or a result.
I believe too many children are being raised by their video games or televisions. What should we expect from them when they react to stress or cannot
Keep an eye on your knives!
[edit on 24-11-2004 by UM_Gazz]