A gun was found in 7-year-old's backpack at Prairieview Elementary in Battle Creek last week.
School officials said that an employee was able to confiscate the weapon without incident, according to Fox 17, and that children at the school were unaware of what was going on...
Children in the Battle Creek area will have access to free meals this summer. Meat Up and Eat Up is free program being offered through the Michigan Department of Education, Battle Creek Public Schools and Lakeview School District.
After 13-year-old Lakeview Middle Schooler Kaileb Cobb took his own life September 5, the spirit rocks at Lakeview High School, and at schools in the Battle Creek and Pennfield Districts, were painted with messages saying things like “stop bullying” and “in honor of Kaileb”.
The Calhoun County Clerk’s Office says that they now have available information including affidavits, petition forms needed to get on the November ballot and more, for all of the districts under their purview.
Lakeview School District Board President Eric Greene told 95.3 WBCK this week that the district and Battle Creek Police Department agreed to bring in the liaison officer on Monday, as part of Lakeview’s efforts to tighten security amid fears of school shootings.