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South Hills Middle School

Students, parents and educators tour the new South Hills Middle School on Thursday, August 10, 2017 in Twin Falls.

TWIN FALLS — In January, a few dozen students were suspended from the Twin Falls School District.

That’s according to a long-term suspension report the school board receives each month. It breaks down the number and length of suspensions by school, and why they were punished.

Here are statistics from January’s report, included in Monday’s Twin Falls school board packet:

Lincoln Elementary School 8 (seven males and one female)

  • Two students for insubordination for two days
  • One student for harassment/bullying for two days
  • Two students for a sexual offense for three days
  • Three students in the “other” category for five days
  • One student for insubordination for three days

South Hills Middle School: 8 (one male and seven females)

  • Seven students for fighting for 28 days
  • One student for a safety threat for five days

Twin Falls High School: 13 (10 males and three females)

  • One student for truancy for two days
  • One student for drugs for five days
  • Three students for insubordination for seven days
  • Three students for smoking for nine days
  • One student for a sexual offense for five days
  • Four students in the “other” category for 14 days

Canyon Ridge High School: 16 (10 males and six females)

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  • One student for battery for three days
  • Six students for truancy for 12 days
  • Four students for drugs for 20 days
  • Three students for insubordination for five days
  • Two students for smoking for seven days

Magic Valley High School: 3 (two males and one female)

  • One student for fighting for three days
  • Two students for truancy for four days

There weren’t any suspensions from Bickel, Harrison, Morningside, Oregon Trail, I.B. Perrine, Pillar Falls, Rock Creek or Sawtooth elementary schools, Vera C. O’Leary Middle School or Bridge Academy.

*Editor's note: This story was updated Feb. 15 to correct information about the number of students suspended and for how many days at Canyon Ridge High School. The school provided incorrect data for a school board packet due to a clerical error.


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