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Lockdown drill canceled after discovery of threatening graffiti message leads many students to stay home from school

The quad during lunch today, which was unusually empty due to the large number of student absences. Many students chose to remain home today, following the discovery of a threatening graffiti message in a Dobbins boys bathroom yesterday.

by Kathy Fang and Arushi Saxena

November 6, 2019

This story was updated at 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 6. This is a developing story. Check Harker Aquila for future updates. Following the discovery of a threatening graffiti message in a Dobbins boys bathroom, tomorrow’s lockdown drill has been canceled, and the school day will follow a normal B-day sch...

Editorial: No joke has bullets as a punchline

Editorial: No joke has bullets as a punchline

by Editorial Board

November 6, 2019

A threat is never a joke.  In the downstairs Dobbins boys’ bathroom this morning, an as-yet-unidentified student graffitied two lines from a J. Cole song: “I'm counting my bullets / I'm loading my clips.” They added a third: “Don’t come to school tomorrow.”  That threat led to the f...

Upper school administration calls sudden, mandatory all-school meeting after students reported threatening graffiti message

The downstairs boys bathroom in Dobbins was closed today after two upper school students found and reported a threatening graffiti message inside the bathroom. In response to this report, upper school administrators called an all-school meeting at 2:45 p.m. today.

by Harker News Staff

November 5, 2019

Upper school administration called students and faculty to a sudden and mandatory all-school meeting in the athletics center at 2:45 p.m. today after students reported a threatening graffiti message in the downstairs Dobbins boys bathroom this morning.  At the meeting, Head of School Brian Yager a...

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