EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — An elementary school principal in Emmitsburg is apologizing to parents for a letter asking students to bring knives to school.
The letter was an appeal for items that could be sent in care packages to U.S. troops in Afghanistan.READ MORE: 3 Baltimore Firefighters Killed In Partial Building Collapse, 1 In Critical Condition
Emmitsburg Elementary School Principal Kathryn Golightly told The Frederick News-Post on Wednesday that the school’s Parent Teacher Association compiled the list. She says she should have read it more carefully before approving it for distribution.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Potential Nor'Easter Could Bring Snow This Weekend
Frederick County Public Schools policy prohibits students from having weapons of any kind on school property.MORE NEWS: Gun Stolen From Baltimore Used In Ambush Shooting of NYC Officers, Police Say
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