HPSD: Kindergartner spends day alone, asleep on school bus - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

breaking

HPSD: Kindergartner spends day alone, asleep on school bus

Photo credit: Raycom Image Bank School bus graphic Photo credit: Raycom Image Bank School bus graphic
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

The Hattiesburg Public School District is investigating how a Kindergartner was left alone on a bus during school hours on Wednesday. 

The school district released this statement regarding the incident:

“We regret a student being left on a Hattiesburg Public School District bus after falling asleep underneath the seat yesterday morning. Administrators were notified of the incident at approximately 2:30 p.m. After completion of a thorough assessment by school medical personnel, the student’s health was found to be in stable condition with no abnormal findings noted. Student safety is our number one priority and we are taking preventative measures to ensure that this doesn’t happen again. The incident is currently under investigation by the school district. Corrective action has been taken.”

According to district officials, the student was found inside the bus that was parked outside of one of the district’s schools.

Copyright WDAM 2017. All rights reserved. 

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • AP Explains: What is net neutrality and why does it matter?

    AP Explains: What is net neutrality and why does it matter?

    Thursday, December 14 2017 12:24 AM EST2017-12-14 05:24:37 GMT
    Saturday, December 16 2017 1:46 AM EST2017-12-16 06:46:48 GMT

    "Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block.

    More >>

    "Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block.

    More >>
  • Lady Eagles score 23 unanswered in win over Sam Houston

    Lady Eagles score 23 unanswered in win over Sam Houston

  • Lady Eagles score 23 unanswered in win over Sam Houston

    Lady Eagles score 23 unanswered in win over Sam Houston

    Saturday, December 16 2017 12:14 AM EST2017-12-16 05:14:04 GMT
    USM junior Megan Brown (22) scored 11 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in the Lady Eagles' 58-38 win over Sam Houston on Friday. Courtesy: WDAMUSM junior Megan Brown (22) scored 11 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in the Lady Eagles' 58-38 win over Sam Houston on Friday. Courtesy: WDAM

    Three days after nearly knocking off Ole Miss, Southern Miss responded with a 58-38 win over Sam Houston State on Friday night at Reed-Green Coliseum. From the 3:16 mark of the second period to the 5:35 mark of the third period, the Lady Eagles went on a 23-0 run to open a 33-16 lead over the Bearkats. USM outrebounded Sam Houston 45-32, thanks in part to junior Megan Brown and senior Jayla King’s pair of double-doubles.

    More >>

    Three days after nearly knocking off Ole Miss, Southern Miss responded with a 58-38 win over Sam Houston State on Friday night at Reed-Green Coliseum. From the 3:16 mark of the second period to the 5:35 mark of the third period, the Lady Eagles went on a 23-0 run to open a 33-16 lead over the Bearkats. USM outrebounded Sam Houston 45-32, thanks in part to junior Megan Brown and senior Jayla King’s pair of double-doubles.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly