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Principal Dr. Susan Smith alerts staff about this online threat via email on December 2. Police have information that the original message was sent by a student from another school, and then edited to read Groves .  As there are a few different versions we have received, we are trying to determine who has edited this message. Thank you to the students and staff who reached out to make sure we were aware, Smith wrote. In her thank you message to students over the loud speaker, Smith cautioned students against continuing to Tweet this threat after it had been deemed not credible.

Oxford shooting sparks threats against Birmingham district, admin explains why school remained open

Caden Meyers, Staff Writer July 17, 2022

“I'm gonna shoot you guys, and if I can't bring a gun, I will bring a knife.” An 8th grade Berkshire middle school student shouted this to a Berkshire 7th grader, and multiple students...

Vocal anti-vaxxer and anti-masker Christina Odell speaks at the Birmingham Public School District board meeting on October 17. In her speech, she mocked mask wearers and compared this current situation to the Marxist agenda. She wears her nametag on the side of her arm, an ode to Nazi soldiers who wore their swastikas armbands in the same place. Odell referred to COVID as a hoax, and not something to fret about. “It’s a virus, a germ; unfortunate, but youll survive,” Odell said.

Community members threaten those who support health protocols to prevent spread of COVID

Sample Student, Staff Writer July 17, 2022

“No masks for the kids. If you keep pushing this crap, we are going to find you people and tie a full mask to your face for years to come. Leave my children alone or you will be dealing with me." ...

10% of personnel reduced in aftermath of BPS budget shortfall

10% of personnel reduced in aftermath of BPS budget shortfall

Erika Rice June 10, 2022

Someone can buy a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT for $1.5 million. The budget for the 2016 Oscar-winning drama film Moonlight was $1.5 million. A (slightly damaged) Honus Wagner baseball card sold...

 Junior Sydney Herrmann texts her friends and discusses the mood at school on Thursday, December 2, following the shooting at Oxford High School.  “I was petrified. It was eerily quiet. Everyone was still in shock from what had happened the day prior. While walking through the halls, everyone was looking at each other with a distrustful and scared look on their faces as if they were prepared for the worst from anyone at any time,” Herrmann said.

Anxiety following the Oxford shooting leads to increasing safety procedures

Elise Wagner, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 17, 2022

“The entire building felt heavy and eerie. I can’t even remember if I’ve ever felt this way at school before. I was suddenly very aware of my surroundings, who I walked past, the random sounds from...

“Actions Not Words. A Ukrainian woman, dressed in a Ukrainian-style scarf, holds up her handwritten poster to support the Detroit’s Hart Plaza protest on February 27. This is a simple yet powerful phrase to emphasize the light needed against the horror unveiling in Ukraine and its poor citizens, many of them are my relatives.

How the horror of my native land unlocks a longing for my family’s safety in Ukraine

Anastasea Marynovska, Editor April 17, 2022

  “Your cousin got drafted.” My heart jolted to a stop, bile rose from deep in my stomach up to my throat and my chest ached with longing, sympathy, and sheer panic as the four words slipped...

Viral photo depicts threatening messages written on the wall of a Bloomfield Hills Bathroom. on November 9, 2021. The message stating “Kill All N*****””  immediately spread through the social media app Snapchat on November 9, 2021. This specific message is what sprung students into action and into leading a school wide walkout. “Racism has always been a problem with this school and really any school. This time at our school it was publicized. The constant outbreaks and continuation of these acts was at an all time high to the point where it felt like it was a trend,” Holimon said.

Bloomfield Hills students call for justice and administrative action amongst racist threats

Emma Demarco March 21, 2022

Students entered Bloomfield Hills high school and saw “Kill All N*****’s” scrawled in pen on one of their bathroom walls on November 9,2021. There are even more messages similar to that one that...

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