Students Suspended, Not Expelled for Bringing Knife to School

Lafayette, IN

Two Prairie Crossing Elementary students will not get expelled for bringing a knife to school last Friday, Benton Community School Corp.Superintendent Destin Haas said Thursday.

The student who was given the knife to hold was suspended four days from school, as was the student who brought the knife to school, Haas said.

Hass said the object was neither a pocket knife nor Boy Scout knife. However, it was equipped with two 4.5-inch blades.

A student reported the knife to a teacher, Haas said.