L ast month, when bullets were found in a trash can at East Carter
High School in Grayson, Ky., on a Friday afternoon, officials
took no chances. The following Monday, police used hand-held metal detectors to search students and staff members as they entered the building.
"We thought it might be a prank, or someone's way of sending a message," said Jim Johnson, the district's personnel director. "We also thought someone might have put them in their pocket accidently and decided to get rid of them."
It's also possible that a student might have been keeping the ammunition in a locker, Johnson