NATIONAL: Parents, officials scramble for US school…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — In Kentucky, parents have pooled money to pay an armed officer to begin patrolling schools. A mayor outside Cleveland, Ohio, is urging a security levy to pay for guards. And a town in New Jersey has begun… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Police: Boy who shot himself planned…

A seventh-grader who shot and killed himself inside an Ohio middle school restroom last week was planning to shoot others at the school before changing his mind at the last second, a police chief said Thursday. The boy, 13-year-old Keith… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Girl brings border, immigration debate to…

(CNN) - Her high school is more than 1,600 miles from the U.S.-Mexico border -- and the immigration debate was far from most of her classmates' minds. So Brandi Marsch decided to bring the border to them. The 17-year-old senior… Read full article at KESQ News

NATIONAL: Students Get Mixed Messages On Whether…

After last month's mass shooting a Florida high school, students around the nation have staged walk-outs, rallies and other demonstrations to advocate for stricter gun measures. In response, some school administrators have threatened to suspend students who protest, and are… Read full article at NPR

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STOMP troupe storms onto Riverside-area campus…

They stomped onto campus to bang barrels and otherwise make some noise. And everyone loved them. Cast members from STOMP, the percussion group performing this week in Riverside, delivered Wednesday, Feb. 28, what for some students was their first live… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Chino man arrested, guns seized in…

A Chino man, who was a former student at Ayala High School in Chino Hills, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of making threats to “shoot up the school.” The report of school threats was one of several in recent days… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Hemet High School student arrested as…

Possible threats at two Hemet schools turned out to be unfounded and a student was arrested, authorities said Wednesday, while a third campus, Diamond Valley Middle School, was put on lockdown until a report of shots fired was cleared. The… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Eight Riverside County high schools alive…

As Riverside’s Poly High School looks to continue its domination of the Riverside County Mock Trial competition, it will have to beat some neighbors. Poly — winner of 17 for the previous 34 contests, including the past two and six… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise