The Newton County Sheriff's Office provides School Resource Officers to each high school and middle school in Newton County. The following is a list of reports filed by these officers that have been received this week by the Newton Citizen:
ALCOVY HIGH SCHOOL
-- 09/10/12 - A student mislaid her computer after school and it was reported missing or stolen.
-- 09/14/12 - A student entered the book bag of another student in the cafeteria and removed a cellphone without permission. The student was suspended and charged with theft by taking. Parents and Juvenile Court were notified.
-- 09/14/12 - A student who stayed after school left her cellphone in the front pocket of her book bag. When she returned to her classroom, her cellphone was missing.
LIBERTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
-- 09/07/12 - A student filed a report of a stolen cell phone.
-- 09/08/12 - An assistant principal was notified by a parent that a male student had a knife on a bus the day before.
-- 09/14/12 - A student attacked another student "for no good reason" in the hallway during the lunch hour.
OAK HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
-- 09/17/12 - Administrators at the school reported a student with a pocket knife.
NEWTON HIGH SCHOOL
-- 09/13/12 - An inebriated male student was found slumped over his desk and covered in vomit in the In School Suspension room. EMS was called and the student was transported to the hospital. An administrator found a water bottle in the student's book bag believed to contain an alcoholic beverage. Parents and Juvenile Court were notified.