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School districts shut down, in part, because of 12/21/12

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by hondo, Dec 20, 2012.

  1. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member


    If they had simply said they were closing the schools because of events in Connecticut, I don't anyone would have said a word. But when presumably educated people such as school superintendents, school boards and administrators throw in rumors of the Mayan calendar as a factor, it's the height of stupidity. Now you inconvenienced thousands of parents who have to scramble for some kind of child care, or take two days off work, and probably spooked the kids even more.

  2. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Why would schools in Detroit cancel classes because of a shooting in Connecticut, unless they have a serious security issue of their own?
  3. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    Any school that does this allows the crazies to win.
  4. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    Oh, by the way, it's been nice knowing y'all...
  5. Hank_Scorpio

    Hank_Scorpio Active Member

    For the record, it's not Detroit schools. This is mostly Flint-area schools, along with some in the lower thumb region.

    Someone gave a threat that they were going to bring a gun to school since the end of the world was coming. That person is now in custody.
  6. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    They're still morons.
  7. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Most schools here are only going a half-day on Friday anyway because of finals and the Christmas holiday.
  8. waterytart

    waterytart Active Member

    We're getting robo-calls and emails from the school district saying, "All the rumors about a massacre here are unsubstantiated."

    That's reassuring.
  9. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    You legitimize the crazies and the horse shit when you give it this much play.
  10. SockPuppet

    SockPuppet Active Member

    So, their thought process was the end of the world would only destroy ... the schools. Oooookay.
  11. You have to love the public meetings where administrators are telling the public how strict their security is. BS, as it isn't terribly difficult to get into a school.
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