Student faces expulsion for knife incident

October 22, 2010

A Washington Township elementary school student faces possible expulsion after staff and fellow students said he brandished a knife on a school bus and later hid it in the bus seat.  The 11-year-old Fox Hill Elementary School student allegedly pulled the 10-inch metal knife out and threatened classmates with it on Oct. 15.  Washington Township Schools Superintendent Jim Mervilde told Fox59 News that the weapon was discovered by the bus driver on Oct. 18 hidden inside the upholstery of one of the seats.