Sixth-Graders Expelled For 'Fight Club' - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Sixth-Graders Expelled For 'Fight Club'

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Nine sixth-grade boys have been expelled from a Tacoma middle school for suspected participation in a so-called "fight club."

School officials told The News Tribune they found out about the club when the relative of one participant spoke to television station KCPQ, which also aired a cell phone video showing two kids
fighting. The fights took place at Stewart Middle School and in homes.

Tacoma Public Schools spokesman the school expelled the boys as of Monday. The amount of time the boys will be out of school will be determined on a case-by-case basis, with school officials factoring in the students' disciplinary histories.

District officials have told school principals throughout Tacoma to be on the alert for similar clubs.

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