Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Another Gun Threat

Teacher sent note mentioning gun

A high school teacher who was told his contract would not be renewed passed a note to a guidance counselor asking her to "make sure I don't bring a gun to school," according to Chiefland Police.

Mark W. Avery, 43, of Gainesville, was placed on administrative leave after reportedly passing the note to guidance counselor Teri Edison on April 11.

On Tuesday morning, the Levy County School Board accepted Avery's resignation, which will take effect May 1. Superintendent Cliff Norris said Avery will not be returning to the school

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