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'Fight club' draws 'multiple suspensions' at Junior High


February 28, 2018

Sweet Home Junior High suspended a total of 19 students earlier this month after they participated in consensual fights and recorded video of the fights.

“We had multiple suspensions,” said district Supt. Tom Yahraes. “We became aware of students participating in disorderly conduct and fighting. As we looked into it, it was consensual but nevertheless unsafe and dangerous. Also, we learned that students were participating in the filming of this behavior.”

School officials acted swiftly and decisively in accordance with school policies on student conduct, Yahraes said.

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