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December 5, 2022

D.C.’s Recent School Shooting Scare

On November 18, a mass shooting DIDN’T take place at D.C.’s Jackson-Reed High School. But the day was still traumatic. After reports of gunshots, the school went into lockdown. Kids huddled in rooms, some sent goodbye texts to families; others sat in classrooms where the teachers kept on teaching. We talked to the school newspaper’s Co-Editor-In-Chief Benjamin Chait about what happened, and the aftermath.


Check out The Beacon, Jackson-Reed High School’s paper, where they’re covering this story in-depth.


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