Author Archives: Ellen Mandeville

School Violence in the News

US school violence is once again making international news this week. The first incident happened on Monday, October 21st in Sparks, NV. A twelve-year-old boy brought a gun to school. When he was done firing, two fellow students were critically injured, a teacher was dead and the perpetrator had taken his own life: Sparks Middle School shooting: Shooter’s motive remains a mystery | Reno Gazette-Journal | rgj.com. Continue reading

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Maryville Case: A Parent’s Worst Nightmare : NPR

from NPR: “Tell Me More’s parenting roundtable talks about the Maryville case and how to keep teenagers safe.”
Read the transcript or listen to the discussion amongst parents regarding how to train our children to respond in difficult social situations and make good choices:

Maryville Case: A Parent’s Worst Nightmare : NPR.

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Mt Express analyzes McKinstry settlement

Idaho Mountain Express: Was McKinstry deal a financial bargain? – October 18, 2013.

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Nightmare in Maryville: Teens’ sexual encounter ignites a firestorm against family – KansasCity.com

Whole towns know how to bully. MARYVILLE, Mo. gives new meaning to “adding insult to injury.”

Nightmare in Maryville: Teens’ sexual encounter ignites a firestorm against family – KansasCity.com.

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Idaho Mt. Express: District settles with McKinstry

Well done Trustees and Mr. Chatterton! Thank you for working hard for this settlement and for ensuring that the details would be made public as is right. Again, Well Done!

Idaho Mountain Express: District settles with McKinstry – October 16, 2013.

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