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					INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE WEAPONS IN SCHOOL REPORT 1. If your schools have "Gun-Free Zone" signs posted, place an X in the box provided.

2. Report the number of incidents involving firearms and dangerous weapons on school premises, on transportation systems, or in areas of facilities being used exclusively by public or private schools. DEFINITIONS Please use the following definitions as you answer question 2. Dangerous Weapon - As defined in RCW 9.41.250 and RCW 9.41.280 include: "[A]ny instrument or weapon of the kind usually known as slung shot, sand club, or metal knuckles, or spring blade knife, or any knife the blade of which is automatically released by a spring mechanism or other mechanical device, or any knife having a blade which opens, or falls, or is ejected into position by the force of gravity, or by an outward, downward, or centrifugal thrust or movement; who shall furtively carry with intent to conceal any dagger, dirk, pistol, or other dangerous weapon; or who shall use any contrivance or device for suppressing the noise of any firearm" (RCW 9.41.250). "Any firearm; any device commonly known as 'nun-chu-ka sticks' consisting of two or more lengths of wood, metal, plastic, or similar substance connected with wire, rope, or other means; or any device commonly known as 'throwing stars,' which are multipointed, metal objects designed to embed upon impact from any aspect; or any air gun, including any air pistol or air rifle to propel a BB, pellet, or other projectile by the discharge of compressed air, carbon dioxide, or other gas" (RCW 9.41.280). Firearm - handgun, rifle, or shotgun. Other Firearm - Firearms other than handguns, rifles, or shotguns. The following are included within the definition: (1) any weapon (including a starter gun) which will or is designed to or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by the action of any explosive; (2) the frame or receiver of any weapon described above; (3) any firearm muffler or firearm silencer; (4) any destructive device, which includes: (a) any explosive, incendiary, or poison gas (1) bomb, (2) grenade, (3) rocket having a propellant charge of more than four ounces, (4) missile having an explosive or incendiary charge of more than one quarter ounce, (5) mine, or, (6) similar device (b) any weapon which will, or which may be readily converted to, expel a projectile by the action of an explosive or other propellant, and which has any barrel with a bore of more than one-half inch in diameter. (c) any combination or parts either designed or intended for use in converting any device into any destructive device described in the two immediately preceding examples, and from which a destructive device may be readily assembled. Other - Anything used as a weapon that is not classified as a handgun, rifle/shotgun, knife/dagger, or other firearm.

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Weapon - Any instrument or object possessed or used to inflict harm on another person or to intimidate any person. Examples include firearms of any kind (operable or inoperable, loaded or unloaded); all types of knives, chains, pipes, razor blades or similar instruments with sharp cutting edges; ice picks, dirks, other pointed instruments (including pencils, pens); nun-cha-ka sticks; brass knuckles; Chinese stars; billy clubs; tear gas guns; electrical weapons or devices (stun guns); BB or pellet guns; and explosives or propellants. You need to indicate the TOTAL number of firearm incidents that were modified for ALL students. Note: In the case of firearm incidents (handgun/rifles/shotguns/other firearms) schools are required by state and federal law to expel students for no less than one year. Of these expulsions (which must equal the number of incidents) you must report how many were modified to less than one year by the school district chief administering officer under the case-by-case modification provision allowed by section 4601(b)(1) of the Gun-Free Schools Act of 1994 (GFSA). 3. Indicate in the space provided how many of the expulsion modifications for firearms only were for students who are NOT students with disabilities as defined in section 602(a)(1) of the IDEA. 4. Indicate in the space provided how many of the students with MODIFIED expulsions for firearms ONLY resulted in referral to an alternative school or program. 5. Indicate how many of the students with expulsions NOT MODIFIED for firearms ONLY resulted in referral to an alternative school or program. OTHER VIOLATIONS Complete these sections reflecting the number of out-of-school suspensions and expulsions during the 2003–04 school year for each of the listed categories: Harassment, Intimidation, or Bullying, as defined in school district policy. Alcohol and Illicit Drugs, as defined in school district policy. Violent Criminal Offenses, as defined in school district policy, but including at least the following: Homicide (includes all forms of murder and manslaughter)—RCW 9A.32 Malicious Harassment - RCW 9A.40 Kidnapping—RCW 9A.40 Rape—RCW 9A.44 Robbery—RCW 9A.56 Assault, as defined in school district policy. (See RCW 9A.36 for statutory definition.)

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2003-04 WEAPONS IN SCHOOL REPORT (not complete) 1. As required by state and federal law, gun-free zone signs are posted around school facilities: c

2. Report the number of incidents involving firearms and dangerous weapons on school premises, on transportation systems, or in areas of facilities being used exclusively by public or private schools for the 2003–04 school year. Briefly describe the firearm for each reported "other firearm" incident. "Other weapons" incidents, other than those involving firearms, may also be described in the appropriate box below. NOTE: In the case of firearm incidents (handgun/rifles/shotguns/other firearms) schools are required by state and federal law to expel students for no less than one calendar year. However those expulsions may be modified on a case-by-case basis by the chief school officer. Handguns Incidents 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Other Rifles/Shotguns Firearms Incidents Incidents 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total Firearms Incidents 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Number of Expulsions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Number of Modified Expulsions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Other Weapons (other Knives/Daggers than firearm) Incidents Incidents 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Grade K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 TOTAL

Descripition of "Other Firearms" (required): K NA 1 NA 2 NA 3 NA 4 NA 5 NA 6 NA 7 NA 8 NA 9 NA 10 NA 11 NA 12 NA THIS SECTION IS SPECIFIC TO FIREARM EXPULSION MODIFICATIONS

Description of "Other Weapons" (optional): K NA 1 NA 2 NA 3 NA 4 NA 5 NA 6 NA 7 NA 8 NA 9 NA 10 NA 11 NA 12 NA

3. How many of the expulsion modifications for firearms only were for students who are NOT students with disabilities as defined in section 602(a)(1) of the IDEA? 4. How many of the students with MODIFIED expulsions for firearms ONLY resulted in referral to an alternative school or program? 5. How many of the students with expulsions NOT MODIFIED for firearms ONLY resulted in referral to an alternative school or program?

UNSAFE SCHOOL CHOICE (not complete)

*Harassment, *Harassment, **Alcohol and **Alcohol ***Violent ***Violent Intimidation, or Intimidation, or Illicit Drug and Illicit Criminal Criminal Bullying Bullying Related Drug Related Offense Offense ****Assault ****Assault Grade Suspensions Expulsions Suspensions Expulsions Suspensions Expulsions Suspensions Expulsions K 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 TOTAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

*Harassment, Intimidation, or Bullying, as defined in school district policy. **Alcohol and Illicit Drugs, as defined in school district policy. ***Violent Criminal Offenses, as defined in school district policy, but including at least the following:. Homicide (includes all forms of murder and manslaughter)—RCW 9A.32 Malicious Harassment—RCW 9A.46 Kidnapping—RCW 9A.40 Rape—RCW 9A.44 Robbery—RCW 9A.56 ****Assault, as defined in school district policy. (See RCW 9A.36 for statutory definition.)


				
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