Skip to comments.Pa. school district stocks classrooms with rocks to combat school shooters
Posted on 03/24/2018 1:19:43 PM PDT by Beave Meister
A Pennsylvania school district has armed its students with rocks to defend themselves in the event of a school shooting.
David Helsel, the superintendent of Blue Mountain School District in Schuylkill County, said at a state House Education Committee hearing on school safety this week that his district's classrooms are equipped with 5-gallon buckets of river rocks.
"If an armed intruder attempts to gain entrance to any of our classrooms, they will face a classroom full of students armed with rocks," he said. "And they will be stoned."
Helsel emphasized to Buzzfeed News that the so-called "go buckets" are a "last-resort" effort in the district's active school shooter defense plan, which also includes automatic door-securing technology and lock-in and lockdown procedures.
Helsel said that the buckets have been in classrooms for two years. Media outlets picked up the story this week after he spoke about the plan at the hearing. He said that he thinks news outlets have taken the plan "out of context to make it look silly."
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Dont show up to a gunfight with rocks. Basic common sense.
what is the killer also has a backpack of papers and scissors?
We just need one student to go crazy with a rock and then those will be banned.
Watch out, John, Ol’ Man Satire is hacking up his last breath.
Well, based on the rules, he may as well leave the scissors at home.
It doesn't have to be taken out of context to make it look silly.
OMG! PAPER WRAPS ROCK! WE MUST BAN ASSAULT PAPER!
Welllll... the rocks will beat the scissors, but not the paper.
Just preparing for when only the criminals still have guns. Disarmament of the lawful American citizen is coming.
Just wait tell somebody pegs a teacher with a rock!
Remember, kids: when your schools friendly resource officer chooses their retirement over your protection, feel free to ROCK OUT!!!
I don’t recall the Constitution saying it is ok to stone people.
If Zimmerman had bashed in St Trayon’s head with a rock they’’d be just as pissed
5-gallon buckets?? No one needs that much firepower!!
Hey, I bet they saw the movie, “Support Your Local Sheriff”! ;-)
And what happens when some little Trayvon uses those rocks on the teacher?
They know now that they won’t be expelled in many schools
Stupidents please line up here for the rocks.
One rock per person.
Go back to your station.
Identify the shooter with gun.
Throw the rock into his aiming eye.
Call 911 and report the incidente.
Go march for whatever is on the menu paid by LibeRats.
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