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Parents hoping Kellogg student is expelled after threats

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Shortly after the threat was made, the student was suspended and the Shoshone County Sheriff's Office launched an investigation. Shortly after the threat was made, the student was suspended and the Shoshone County Sheriff's Office launched an investigation.
KELLOGG, Idaho -

"I was beyond freaked out," said Chris Nusz, recalling his thoughts after hearing from the Shoshone County Sheriff's Office that his daughter was on a list complied by a student at the Kellogg High School who had threatened another student. "I mean, I'm not happy what-so-ever. I'm concerned for my daughter's safety."

Nusz told KHQ's Victor Correa his daughter told him a student threatened one of her friends at school. His daughter told him the child said "I know where you live and I'm going to come to your house and kill you."

Shortly after the threat was made, the student was suspended and the Shoshone County Sheriff's Office launched an investigation. It was later discovered by authorities that the student had a list with classmate's names and addresses on them, this was the first of two they found.

Nusz along with several other parents are now calling for the student to be expelled from the high school, and they plan on bringing the topic up at tonight's school board meeting. The Kellogg School District Superintendent Woody Woodford, however, says the path to expulsion isn't very easy.

"The school administration would take a look at the facts in the incident," said Woodford. "In this case the facts that were put together even with the Shoshone county sheriff's office and then we would evaluate those and make recommendation to the board. The board would then take action and then could vote to expel or not."

Those parents calling for expulsion, like Nusz, feel like at this point it's the only right answer.

"The kids need to be safe, and he needs to be safe too. If he comes back into this environment everybody knows who he is and the kids are going to look at him in a different light," said Nusz.

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