Weapons related behaviors prohibited on school property include, [WP3P] Bringing a toy/look-alike gun to school/school sponsored event.” – PPS Code of Student Conduct
"We've had a problem at this school. The boys have gone around fake shooting and making paper guns at class. It's inappropriate. ....school authorities telling students, including Nathan, that any gun-related behavior would have serious consequences." Columbus Ohio
Children who've been taught every day that anything that resembles a gun, including their own fingers, is disallowed on school grounds will now have to process the fact that the teachers and staff who used to conduct lock down drills will now be pointing gun-like thermometers inches from their faces, while masked.
Where are the public health officials, social workers and school psychologists screaming that this message will terrify and traumatize many students? The psychological impact of having to pass a health screening every day by what looks like a weapon seems like a threat to current and future health.