Smithton Middle School student threatens teacher
COLUMBIA — Columbia Public Schools alerted parents about an incident that happened on Friday, saying a student pulled a knife on a teacher.
According to a letter to parents from the principal of Smithton Middle School, a student at Smithton Middle School brought a knife to school and “displayed (it) in a threatening manner” toward a teacher.
The knife was taken away from the student quickly, and the district’s release confirmed the event was just in that one classroom.
School officials contacted law enforcement, and say they've disciplined the student.
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