Medical Lake elementary student decides schools out – it's time to go home
Last updated 11/27/2019 at 12:37pm
MEDICAL LAKE — A fifth grade special needs student at Hallett Elementary school had staff scrambling when he turned up missing after a lunch recess on Friday, Nov. 22.
The duty Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy was dispatched when it was discovered the student was gone, and within a few minutes the young truant was intercepted and returned to school, according to district Superintendent Tim Ames.
Adding to the situation, the student, who has a history of hiding in the building during the school day, also had a substitute teacher that day.
Parents were contacted and a safety plan was creat...