Texas elementary school student brought WWII-era grenade to class
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An elementary school student in Santa Fe, Texas, reportedly brought a World War II-era grenade to class on Monday.

The relic was inoperable and posed no danger to students but was confiscated by police, Principal Andi Hull of Kubacak Elementary wrote in a letter to parents obtained by ABC 13 News.

“In the gym, before school started, it was reported that a student told other students ‘I have something fragile in my backpack,’” Hull described in the letter. “When students asked what it was, he responded, ‘I have a bomb.’”

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The students who saw the object immediately reported it to Kubacak staff members.

The Santa Fe Independent School District Police questioned the student and it was soon discovered that the student had the relic grenade.

Hull wrote that the student will face disciplinary action in accordance with the district’s student code of conduct.

Please know that there was never a threat made toward any students or the school,” the principal wrote. “However, I am making you aware of this incident because it serves as a good opportunity for you to caution your children about making potentially alarming comments, bringing inappropriate items to school, and the serious consequences that they may face as a result of their actions.”

Kubacak Elementary is just minutes from Santa Fe High School, where nine students and a teacher were killed by a gunman in May 2018.