Armed with three stolen rifles and four handguns, the documentary explained that the two youth flushed kids and teachers out of the school by means of a false fire alarm then opened up on them. When they stopped shooting, four students and a teacher lay dead and 10 students were wounded. Alan Fox discussed some typical characteristics of school shooters which included easy access to guns. Other characteristics were alienation, frustration, and low self esteem. Mr. Fox stated that these kids typically just don’t feel good about themselves.
The teens’ reasoning behind committing such crime is due to the fact that they were bullied by students of Columbine High School. This was a very tragic event for Columbine High School. With 13 people killed and 20 wounded, it left a mark on the community. After the two teens went about this shooting, they committed suicide. School shootings are a very serious matter, and for years following shootings like Columbine, the atmosphere of the school, as well as the community, is damaged.
In 2007, thirty-three students and faculty were shot and killed by a former classmate at Virginia Tech University. The shooter, Seung-Hui Cho, was a senior at Virginia Tech and was majoring in English. Two years earlier before the attack, Cho was ordered by a judge to seek help after making suicidal remarks to his roommate. On April 16th, 2007 Cho had created one of the most deadly school shootings in America. ( "Virginia Tech Shootings Fast Facts."
Both hypothetical examples of Tommy and Renee show what drugs can do to students. Tommy was suspended ... ... middle of paper ... ... brittle hair that have trouble paying attention due to withdrawals. In order to have the best schools in the world, first the best students in the world are required. With so many challenges in the world already, drugs do not have to play a part in the lives of students. Drug education is an absolute must for the country and all of its schools or the drugs that they were never taught to avoid may trap the lives of future generations.
Abolishing High School: The Pursuit of Creativity, Interest, and Adulthood High school is one of those milestones in an individual’s life that will be remembered for a long time to come. Whether one’s experiences are positive and allow him to find his purpose in life or whether they are so terrible that his view of education is tainted forever, what happens in high school affects how one’s future will turn out. Leon Botstein, author of “Let Teenagers Try Adulthood,” states that the traditional high school system should be abolished because it is not benefitting teenagers. He states that cliques of popularity and athleticism and teachers who care more about money than education stand in the way of proper learning for teenagers. Botstein further argues that school stifles students creativity and that they really do not want to be in school.
We have to stop school shootings from being so devastating; teachers are our answer to this problem. School shootings rarely occur, but when that first shot is fired, there is no turning back. There has been many people trying to solve this problem, but the only solution that would work is slight different. Although most people do not want guns in schools, teachers will be our best security when they are armed with a firearm. The simplest solution to this problem is to outnumber the bad guy with good guys armed with guns.
My high school was like any other, and within its walls, you could find the standard division of teen culture played out in three main categories: the popular kids, the nerds & the metal heads. Though the names of each clique may change from one generation to the next, the roles remain the same. On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold made history when they beseiged their high school in the deadliest massacre ever recorded in United States history for an American high school. In the aftermath of Columbine, the writings and videos left behind by the shooters made it clear that they were enraged by the low-level position imposed on them by the upper echelon of their classmates. With limited supervision in our public schools, kids are virtually free to create their own class society.
Lanza killed twenty children and also killed six teachers. After killing the most people, he thought that he could, he took a fatal shot to the head that he caused by himself. The second most recent school shooting that was all over the media was in April of 2007. This shooting took place at Virginia technical institute. A senior, Seung-Hui Cho, walked onto campus with sinister intentions.
Ever since Columbine, a high school shooting involving two gunmen and thirteen students killed, it seems this was so similar to Pandora’s Box; now that it’s been opened, its bringing chaos. One of those gunmen at Columbine, Dylan Klebold has used the excuse being bullied enough to a state where there was no escape. This is no excuse for taking a fellow student’s life. There are many other reasons this is said to have occurred. It’s been a constant battle that rock music encourages bad behavior and violence in teens; Dylan’s case was just another bonus to add to the whole idea; “…that blaming stock scapegoats for that tragedy - such as... ... middle of paper ... ...ten, not with how tragic and preventable it was.
Today some people refer to martyrs as Jesus Freaks. The very nature of Jesus Freaks is to thrust away from the mob mentality, away from the things that society tells us to care about (dc Talk 8). "Yesterday morning in Littleton (Colorado) many parents kissed their children goodbye not knowing that they would never see them alive again. and Dylan Klebold were two teenagers that walked into their high school and killed students while the students were in school. In all, thirteen people were killed by the murderers.