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“The Captain Aidan”, a student at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida said he used his iPhone to keep the world updated via Twitter as bullets hit the school where a gunman killed 17 people.
When the shooting began, Aidan took to Twitter to communicate with the world from inside the school during the shooting.
“I am in a school shooting right now…” he tweeted.
I am in a school shooting right now…
— Aidan (@TheCaptainAidan) February 14, 2018
After Aidan’s first tweet about the shooting, he continued to update the world with photos and messages from inside the school, as he and others hid to stay alive.
“My school is being shot up and I am locked inside. I’m f*****g scared right now,” he added shortly after.
Still locked in. I checked the local news and there is 20 victims. Long live Majory Stoneman Douglas High. pic.twitter.com/4kQMAlCBWt
— Aidan (@TheCaptainAidan) February 14, 2018
The world stayed in contact with Aidan, as they responded to his tweets.
Aidan, a freshman at the school, said he was in a classroom, where he said he ran for safety after hearing “three to four pops” during a maths test.
Communication went both ways as people could respond to Aidan’s tweets to let him know what information they were getting outside the school.
Aidan, a freshman at the school, told the Miami Herald he was in a classroom, where he said he ran for safety after hearing “three to four pops” during a maths test.
At first, Aidan thought it was kids being kids and getting up to something but then the fire alarm went off and the students were all herded to the same side of the classroom so no one could seem them from outside the door.
Onslow County Schools under-fire by NAACP after refusing to address racial slurs at Richlands High School
Onslow County Schools are refusing to take action against a racial slur, which now has the NAACP involved.
Pender High School boys basketball team was visiting Richlands Monday, Feb. 12. when they discovered a racial slur painted in the visiting team’s locker room. A hopeful investigation is underway at Richlands High School into the racial slur being painted in the locker room. Onslow County Schools have yet to release a statement to the public regarding the racial slur, despite this incident being the third racial incident at Richlands High School.
Pender High School basketball coach Craig Wilson took to social media to express his concerns and frustration about the incident.
Wilson’s previous post read:
Million things going through my mind right now. We lost out tonight in conference tournament. I can live with that. We didn’t play well. But here’s what I can’t live with. On Saturday we played at Richlands high school. One of our kids on jv got into a fight on the court because a kid from Richlands called him a nigger and all hell broke loose. Tonight we get to the gym and they have us in the same locker room that we were in on Saturday. Written on the locker plain as day is NIGGER… I get the AD and he simply says let me get something and clean it off. Sorry, I didn’t know it was there. We also learn that this same high school got into a fight with our varsity football team for calling one of our players, yep you guessed it, a nigger… this is three racial slurs involving the same school.
Reverend Dante Murphy, President of The Pender County NAACP branch, said ” It is my sincere hope that the NCHSAA, the involved school systems, and other entities involved divert from the strong indicators of minimizing and covering up this issue and work transparently with the public.”
Murphy said in a Facebook post, that the Pender County NAACP “initiated a formal request to the NCHSAA that school officials at Richlands High School be investigated for the unacknowledged acts of racial hatred involving Richlands High School during sporting events. We are asking local NAACP branches, elected officials, and citizens across this state to join us in resolving these acts of evils.”
This recent incident makes the third time a racial slur has been used or published during Richlands High School sporting events, that Onslow County Schools and Richlands High School has refused to respond to the pattern of behavior.
Calls for gun control grow louder after Florida shooting
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) – Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a Florida high school shooting that killed 17 people.
Thousands of angry protesters in Fort Lauderdale and St. Petersburg gathered Saturday to demand immediate action by legislators. More demonstrations are planned across the country in the weeks ahead.
Organizers are calling for a 17-minute walkout by teachers and students on March 14. The Network for Public Education announced a day of walkouts, sit-ins and other events on school campuses on April 20. The date is the anniversary of the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado that left 12 students and one teacher dead.
Quick Facebook post report gets teen mental help, not arrest
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say they were able to get mental help for a student who threatened to bring a BB gun to a high school so a police officer would kill him.
Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Detective E. W. Muse Jr. says the teen posted on Facebook earlier this month he wanted the officer at SouthWest Edgecombe High School to kill him.
Muse says the teen said he didn’t want to hurt students or teachers, so he was ordered to a hospital to get mental treatment and suspended from school for the rest of the year.
Muse told the Rocky Mount Telegram that the incident shows why it is so important for students and others to report any threats or strange behavior.
Information from: Rocky Mount Telegram, http://www.rockymounttelegram.com