School locker searches useful, if used with caution

Full story: The Honolulu Advertiser

Comment on this story Nobody likes even the appearance of invading someone's privacy, which is what makes the whole debate about searching student lockers distasteful to most people.
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Locker check

Burlington, Canada

#150 Feb 24, 2010
Hannah wrote:
School is a safe environment for kids to learn so they can get a future. What if their future ended because of the weapons and drugs in the lockers?
I agree, because its true!!!!
XSHAZAMZYX

Northeast Harbor, ME

#151 Mar 3, 2010
Lol I have to do an essay on this and I say that the man cant do this to us!!!!!
rabeca

Columbia, MO

#152 Mar 3, 2010
school sucks.. no one likes it
16inch50

Honolulu, HI

#153 Mar 3, 2010
rabeca wrote:
school sucks.. no one likes it
Think you'll like prison any better,'cause that's where you're headed if you drop out.

Maybe it is time for you to grow up and quit whining.

Or not.
rabeca

Columbia, MO

#154 Mar 4, 2010
well hey im in college so y drop out? school still suks
16inch50

Honolulu, HI

#155 Mar 4, 2010
Looks like you decided to keep whining.

My guess?

You are not working your way through college; someone ELSE is paying the freight for you.

If so, that makes you a miserable ingrate.

What a waste of tuition and other expenses.
xDDD

Long Beach, CA

#156 Jun 7, 2010
batman wrote:
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Would you raather feel uncomfortable that someone is lookin through your locker or would you rather have someone dead because someone has a gun in their locker and plans to use itz?
well wat if the person dead deserves it? o.O xD
Joe

Fredericksburg, VA

#157 Oct 14, 2010
i agree with em i dont got anything to hide and it keeps schools safe
Joe

Fredericksburg, VA

#158 Oct 14, 2010
well maybe they do but that kid doesnt need to have a gun at school
Thomas

Tularosa, NM

#159 Oct 14, 2010
I do not believe in spying on students or searches of their lockers ! This is America ! And NOT the People's Republic of China !
Kit

Rowlett, TX

#160 Nov 3, 2010
Honestly i am still in middle school....and i think it is a good idea because what if someone has drugs then you can help them stop doing them or take weapons away from students by finding them and mabe u will be saving a life of a student or teacher....if they had done this at columbine then maybe 15 people would not be dead right now!!!! I only disagree with it in the part of how it invades privacy and that is all!:)
hal

Roanoke, VA

#161 Nov 8, 2010
Malcolm wrote:
Locke searches are awesome because every kid thats 14 has guns and crack in their locker
o wow itz sooo not true imthat age
stumpy

Waipahu, HI

#162 Nov 8, 2010
I'm for the searches, and also drug tests, but I'd include the teachers and staff taking drug tests also, along with random UNANNOUNCED searches of their belongings. When Campbell school had a drug problem in the early ninties, who were the drug dealers? The security staff. It was hushed up, of course, much like Kahuku's cheating on the football staff. Everyone looks the other way, but expect the kids to be perfect.
Chuukese

San Jose, CA

#163 Nov 8, 2010
I'm for it. I know it's gonna keep the schools safe.
Person

Hackensack, NJ

#164 Dec 8, 2010
Amendment #4...
Bradaen William Truitt

Spokane, WA

#165 Jan 6, 2011
i got pretty girl swagg!!*JB l0h:))
pRetty giRl sWagg

Spokane, WA

#166 Jan 6, 2011
druggy wrote:
drugs rox
woooow thats not good for you
pRetty giRl sWagg

Spokane, WA

#167 Jan 6, 2011
i totally agree with the pple that agree also because i dont wanna die now,im only 13 years old and plus i still need to work on tryin to get my man lol:)!!;)):))*JB l0h
stumpy

Waipahu, HI

#168 Jan 6, 2011
I have four kids in the Waianae schools. I asked them how they felt about their lockers and stuff being searched and they said they don't care.

I think the only people that object to being searched come from homes where the parents are afraid of what a search might lead to, like a search warrant served on THEM. I know a search of my neighbor's 12 year old would lead the cops to about 5 drug dealers that this kid has to live around.
spokane

Spokane, WA

#169 Jan 13, 2011
i had my locker searched at my school and they found drugs. i got in a lot of trouble and i had to go through alot ut now my life and my grades are better. so i am for locker searches, i know how you all feel about ur privacy but in the long run it helps us all and saves alot of lives.

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