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Three Broken Arrow students suspended for threats

April 25, 2001


suspended for threats

Three elementary students at Broken Arrow School have been suspended for making verbal threats, the school's principal said Wednesday.

Principal Larry Bakerink said a first-grader was suspended for a half-day, while a fourth-grader and a sixth-grader were suspended for three days each. Two threats occurred Monday. The other happened May 18.

In a letter sent home with students, the principal urged parents to discuss with children consequences of threatening people at school.

"I think Broken Arrow is a safe place for kids to be," Bakerink said. "I don't think in any of these instances anyone was in danger."

The action at Broken Arrow continues a series of suspensions and expulsions at district schools this spring for threatening behavior.

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