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Incident No. 160
Hamilton Center Elementary School
Oct. 8, 2004, 9:40 a.m.
A Special Education Student was on a District of Columbia Public Schools school bus jumping from seat to seat and attempting to initiate fights. A bus attendant instructed the student to stop. The student continued jumping from seat to seat. When the student jumped into a back seat, the bus attendant prevented the student from jumping back to the front. The attendant then notified the Metropolitan Police Department. The bus driver stopped the bus and waited for MPD. The student jumped off the bus and ran through an alley. The student then returned with a brick. The student attempted to throw the brick at the school bus when MPD arrived on the scene and restrained the student before he could throw the brick. MPD then transported the student to the school. The student was in the second floor hallway when he began threatening one of the MPD officers. The student then jumped into the MPD officer’s face….[T]he other MPD officer and a school employee restrained the student….Administrative action is pending at this time.
Incident No. 489
Bunker Hill Elementary School
Oct. 27, 2004, 11:00 a.m.
A student reported to her teacher that another teacher stated to her “you’re not cute, you’re not smart, you little white girl.” The student is light skinned. The entire class overheard the statement. The principal was notified. A Watkins investigator was notified and responded to the school. The student’s parents were notified. A conference was held. The case is still being investigated.
Incident No. 633
Ellington School of the Arts
Nov. 17, 2004, 8:17 a.m.
The parent of a student reported to the Dean of Students that her daughter told her that a male teacher is always calling a female student, and that they have been meeting at Cosi Restaurant. The student’s parent is to be notified. MPD was notified. A detective from 2nd District responded to the school. The case is being investigated. A Watkins Investigator will be assigned to the case.
*Minor edits have been made for clarity.