He added that Pleasanton Middle School administrators are also investigating the case.The City Library is across from the middle school.
“Pleasanton Middle School administrators are in contact with both families to provide support,” Gannon said. In addition, we have reached out to communities to address and educate them about zero tolerance for physical confrontation and productive ways school communities can promote a safe and healthy learning environment for all students.”
Gannon told Us Weekly that while the district cannot comment on individual student discipline, it does have administrative rules regarding student discipline, including discussions and meetings between school staff, students and parents. counseling support; individual educational programs related to restorative justice;
School districts can also offer anger management, social and emotional learning programs, and after-school programs that address specific behavioral problems.
However, Gesar Beliakov, who posted a video of the altercation on Next Door, told Us Weekly that this was an ongoing issue among a group of middle school students and that more needs to be done.
“My daughter is in seventh grade and is afraid to go to the bathroom at school for fear of being jumped,” Beliakov said. “She’s not the only one. Children fear for their lives with PMS every day. I mean, we live in Pleasanton. These kids shouldn’t fear for their lives, right?” ?”
Beliakov, who watched the video after his daughter showed it to him, said that after the instigators of the fight were identified, he sought denunciations so other students could learn the consequences of their actions. . She said she hopes other students will stand by and nothing like this will happen again.
“There are so many facets to how disturbing this is,” she said of the altercation video. Kids are high-fiving her, cheering her on, filming her, it’s very disturbing.”