#Heritage High School


2 students taken to hospital after shooting at Heritage High in Newport News, suspect now in custody

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News police say two students who were shot Monday at Heritage High School are expected to recover, and the suspect is now in custody. Newport News Police Chief Steve Drew said both victims were 17 years old. A boy was shot in the side of the face and a girl was shot in the lower leg. Drew said both of the two victims’ injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.
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Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Takes Step In Deciding Fate Of Colleyville Heritage Principal James Whitfield

GRAPEVINE (CBSDFW.COM) — The Grapevine Colleyville Independent School District school board has unanimously voted to propose non-renewal of Dr. James Whitfield’s contract. The Colleyville Heritage High School principal has been on paid administrative leave since late August. The district said their decision has nothing to do with allegations that he was teaching Critical Race Theory or the social media photos of him and his wife that officials found to be questionable.
The Texas Tribune

How a Black high school principal was swept into a “critical race theory” maelstrom in a mostly white Texas suburb

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. It was June 3, 2020, and James Whitfield couldn’t sleep. He hadn’t been able to sleep for the last several days. As a Black man, the deaths of three Black Americans, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, weighed heavily on his mind. Their slayings by white people had been dominating the news — sparking once again national conversations about race and racism in the United States.

Heritage High School football team struggles in Honor Bowl loss

Missed opportunities were the theme of the game when the Heritage High football team took on Clovis East in an afternoon game on Saturday, Sept. 11. The Patriots were penalized by more missed opportunities than their opponents. Heritage never led at any point of the game as the Patriots lost...

Heritage High School football team outlasts Granada in triple overtime

Heritage junior running back Devon Rivers had already carried the ball 30 times on a Saturday afternoon with temperatures in the high 90s. But with the game on the line in triple overtime, it made sense that everyone in the stadium was expecting him to touch the ball at least a couple more times.
Washington Post

Two wounded in shooting at Heritage High School in Newport News, police say

Two students were shot at Heritage High School in Newport News, Va., Monday morning, and hospitalized with wounds that are not considered life-threatening, according to police. Police said one suspect, a male juvenile, was taken into custody about three hours after the shooting. In a news conference, Newport News Police...

Heritage High School football team falls to Dublin in opener

Heritage High School's Jeremiah Ruffin tries to shake off a Dublin High School tackler during the Patriots' 21-6 loss on Aug. 30 in the season opener for both squads. The game was scheduled for Aug. 27, but was postponed to Aug. 30 due to poor air quality. Heritage returns to the field on Sept. 3 at Granada. Dublin hosts Castro Valley the same night. Both games are scheduled for 7 p.m.

Two students arrested following threat to Heritage High

Story updated with details from Menifee Police Department:. Handling a quick and efficient investigation of an incident similar to one the day before, Menifee Police Department officers and detectives on Wednesday arrested two Heritage High School students of making threats of violence against the school. MPD received a report from...
Valley News

Teens arrested for allegedly threatening violence at Menifee’s Heritage High School

MENIFEE (CNS) – A pair of students from a high school in Menifee were arrested today for allegedly threatening violence on the campus. According to Menifee police Capt. Dave Gutierrez, administrators from the Perris Union High School District contacted officers about 9 p.m. Tuesday, September 7, regarding threats circulated via social media, referencing “potential violence planned for Wednesday” at Heritage High School.