Student posts "Columbine" threat agai...

Student posts "Columbine" threat against classmates on Internet

There are 32 comments on the WTSP Tampa Bay story from Oct 11, 2007, titled Student posts "Columbine" threat against classmates on Internet. In it, WTSP Tampa Bay reports that:

Investigators confirm a15-year-old Countryside High School student has been removed from the school after making threats against other students in a video posted on the website YouTube.com. Investigators are ...

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Kathleen in Zephyrhills

Tampa, FL

#1 Oct 11, 2007
Maybe he/she will claim it was a joke as the kids involved in the last case similar to this did.

The principal says "at no time was any staff members or students in any immediate danger"...I wonder how they can seem so sure? Is that what it will take before someone takes these kids and their so called jokes seriously. "That the student under investigation will not be returning to that school." So which school can he threaten next?

"Please feel free to call me if you any have concerns." Every parent from that school should call to inquire why they are being told of the situation 10 days later? That would be my first question.

As for law enforecement "what are they going to wait until of one these jokers actually pulls off a "Columbine" type of situation before they do something??"
anonymous

Tampa, FL

#2 Oct 11, 2007
I dont go to this school, but my older brother does, he was best friends with this kids older sister and we've known the family forever, but he had always been quiet and strange, it wasnt a big surprise the kid would think up something like this, but he had a death list, of kids he would kill, and my brother was on it..
anonymous

Tampa, FL

#3 Oct 11, 2007
Kathleen, i have known this kid, i dont think its much of a surprise and i dont think it was a joke, but i think hes home now? and its scary, because he lives right down the road from countryside and theres plenty of kids who go to that school they wouldnt be able to find one kid out of a thousand and he could easily get in there..
Holly

Astor, FL

#4 Oct 11, 2007
We've heard this past week about several schools under threat of attack. How come there has been NO mention anywhere about the threats made at Palm Harbor University HS?? Threats written on the girls bathroom walls, with specific date and time announced.... just curious....
Joe

Saint Petersburg, FL

#5 Oct 12, 2007
WOW ITS AMAZING ,I REMEMBER WHEN THE BIGGEST THING IN SCHOOL WAS SPITBALLS AND PAPER AIRPLANES AND THEN THERE WAS DRUGS ,BUT NEVER A SHOOTING ,I FEEL FOR YOU KIDS ,THE ONLY THING I CAN SAY IS PUT GOD BACK INTO YOUR SCHOOLS AND PRAY .BECAUSE THATS WHEN THINGS REALLY WENT DOWN HILL. WE KICKED HIM OUT OF OUR SCHOOLS ,AND WE WANT TO TAKE HIM OUT OF OUR PLEDGE AND EVEN OF OUR MONEY.IF WE COULD ONLY GET BACK TO THE BASICS IN LIFE.AND PUT THE LORD FIRST ,HE WOULD TAKE CARE OF THE REST.IF NOT WELL ALL WATCH THIS GREAT NATION COME TO HER KNEES ,ONE WAY OR ANOTHER
Tes

Tampa, FL

#6 Oct 12, 2007
Media coverage is what is causing all these kids to copy other acts of violence. Why do we need to know all this stuff? The more it is made public the more kids use it as a way to get even more attention. I know freedom of speech but this has gotten so crazy, just like all the cameras being shoved in the faces of anyone famous, 24/7.

“"Lee's Diamond in the Rough"”

Since: Apr 07

Long Island, New York

#7 Oct 12, 2007
Joe wrote:
WOW ITS AMAZING ,I REMEMBER WHEN THE BIGGEST THING IN SCHOOL WAS SPITBALLS AND PAPER AIRPLANES AND THEN THERE WAS DRUGS ,BUT NEVER A SHOOTING ,I FEEL FOR YOU KIDS ,THE ONLY THING I CAN SAY IS PUT GOD BACK INTO YOUR SCHOOLS AND PRAY .BECAUSE THATS WHEN THINGS REALLY WENT DOWN HILL. WE KICKED HIM OUT OF OUR SCHOOLS ,AND WE WANT TO TAKE HIM OUT OF OUR PLEDGE AND EVEN OF OUR MONEY.IF WE COULD ONLY GET BACK TO THE BASICS IN LIFE.AND PUT THE LORD FIRST ,HE WOULD TAKE CARE OF THE REST.IF NOT WELL ALL WATCH THIS GREAT NATION COME TO HER KNEES ,ONE WAY OR ANOTHER
I agree. The protector of our children has been left on the wrong side of the locked doors.
lorilee

United States

#8 Oct 12, 2007
Kathleen in Zephyrhills wrote:
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I agree. The protector of our children has been left on the wrong side of the locked doors.
our school still does the pledge and the "religious" kids are the ones that bully my daughter that SHE is going to hell...so patriotism and god aren't exactly the solution
Shannon

Gibsonton, FL

#9 Oct 13, 2007
My son is in Copuntryside High and I am very Curious to know why We are hearing about this 10 days after the fact....
I would also like to know how the school plans on keeping this kid out of the school. I have been in the School to drop things off to my son and Most of the time...NOONE EVER STOPS ME! I walk right in there! What is going to stop this kid threatening lives from walking in there???
His name is being with held because he is a minor..
Dont you think students and staff have the right to know who they need to watch for?? He is a minor that has threatened to take other peoples lives.. Minor or NOT .. He should lose all Rights!! This should NOT be kept private!
They say that the staff and children are being protected But I DONT THINK SO..
From what I see... They are protecting the child that made the threats!
I am a very upset and ANGRY parent!
Shannon

Gibsonton, FL

#10 Oct 13, 2007
My son goes to CountrySide High and I am very upset that we have not heard of this until yesterday. They say that staff and students are protected.. I would like to know how they plan on doing this??
They have NOT released this childs name because he is a minor! What is that crap?
He has threatened the Lives of other people and he has the right to be kept PRIVATE!
WRONG!!! I am VERY upset with the way this situation is being handled. This child lives near the school and they send him home??? I have walked into CSH to drop things off to my son. NOONE EVER STOPPED ME! I walked right in. I would like to know what is going to stop this Maniac from coming in there??? How exactly are they protecting the Students in this school???
I AM A VERY UPSET PARENT!!!
Joe

Saint Petersburg, FL

#11 Oct 13, 2007
lorilee wrote:
<quoted text> our school still does the pledge and the "religious" kids are the ones that bully my daughter that SHE is going to hell...so patriotism and god aren't exactly the solution
Im sry to hear that lorilee ,thats not the god Im referring to ,he doesent bully me and sry to hear these kids are treating yours this way ,thats not my point ,but will you ask yourself what would it hurt to put god back in the schools.what have we as a nation got to lose.
yes i know they still say the pledge but they (the government )are trying to take him out, i hope that kind of behavior stops,because thats not the true god
Zane

Tarpon Springs, FL

#12 Oct 22, 2007
anonymous wrote:
I dont go to this school, but my older brother does, he was best friends with this kids older sister and we've known the family forever, but he had always been quiet and strange, it wasnt a big surprise the kid would think up something like this, but he had a death list, of kids he would kill, and my brother was on it..
If it's a fact he had a "kill list" why wasn't it reported anywhere? HOw did you hear of this?
Ramsley

Columbus, GA

#22 Nov 3, 2007
anonymous wrote:
I dont go to this school, but my older brother does, he was best friends with this kids older sister and we've known the family forever, but he had always been quiet and strange, it wasnt a big surprise the kid would think up something like this, but he had a death list, of kids he would kill, and my brother was on it..
Who are you?
anonymous

Sun City, FL

#23 Nov 4, 2007
Zane wrote:
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If it's a fact he had a "kill list" why wasn't it reported anywhere? HOw did you hear of this?
We've been taught not to listen to rumors. But when your local news is governed by "Nothing has happened YET, so it is not newsworthy" one must be aware that not everything in print is true nor is anything NOT true simply because it ISN'T printed!
anonymous

Roseville, CA

#26 Dec 4, 2007
Kathleen. Kill yourself.

This isn't an issue of religion, so stop trying to make it one.
anonomous

Dunedin, FL

#27 Dec 4, 2007
god will be hard on them
Nick

Melbourne, Australia

#28 Dec 4, 2007
Kathleen in Zephyrhills wrote:
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I agree. The protector of our children has been left on the wrong side of the locked doors.
You all have guns, and to quote Dylan Moran "They have a limited number of household applications."
Honestly, how much fat is nestles around your brains ? Stupid Amerifags
partyvan

Dunedin, FL

#29 Dec 4, 2007
They should just hang him.
He was trying to break cho's high score as they say, he should an hero
Anonymous

Surrey, Canada

#30 Dec 4, 2007
Make war, not love.
Trample the weak, hurdle the dead.
There will be a paradigm shift - into annihilation!
Those anonymous do not forget, and they do not forgive.
We're born without armor, don't you think I'm watching my back?
Nick

Melbourne, Australia

#31 Dec 4, 2007
Yes I'm aware of the typo... should be "nestled"

and no I'm not from Sydney... god job forums

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