JASON RANTZ

Parent of threatened student still looking for action from school

Apr 21, 2015, 3:54 PM | Updated: 6:50 pm

It’s been two weeks since Rebekah Geiger’s 7-year-old daughter, Patience, was threatened by a classmate’s parent, and Geiger told KIRO Radio’s Jason Rantz that enough hasn’t been done for Patience to return her Seattle elementary school.

“I just want my daughter comfortable going to school,” Geiger said.

Patience was having breakfast at Broadview Thomson Elementary on April 6 when the mother of another student, who was eating with the kids, showed the girl a knife and said she was going to cut her tongue off.

According to Geiger, the parent admitted to school officials that the incident happened, but maintained she was only kidding around. Geiger doesn’t buy that it was a harmless joke, nor is she happy the parent was only given a warning and is still allowed on school property.

The threat continues to have an effect on Patience, who Geiger said is now suffering from nightmares and hasn’t been to school since the incident.

Not satisfied with how the situation has been handled, Geiger organized a protest that she said drew 30 to 35 people Monday.

“I would like the school or somebody from the district to reach out to me.”

Jason Rantz on AM 770 KTTH
  • listen to jason rantzTune in to AM 770 KTTH weekdays at 3-7pm toThe Jason Rantz Show.

Jason Rantz Show

Jason Rantz

Bellevue officer to lose health benefits. (Emergency room photo: KIRO 7 | Insert photo: Bereta's at...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Bellevue officer losing health benefits after VP Harris motorcade injuries

A Bellevue officer suffered serious injuries on a Vice President Kamala Harris motorcade in 2023. Now, he will lose his insurance.

4 hours ago

Image: A person gets led away in handcuffs by members of law enforcement. Migrant crime concerns pe...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: ICE Seattle nabs child sex criminals as migrant crime concerns persist

As U.S. cities experience migrant crime, ICE Seattle is nabbing child sex predators and other dangerous criminals.

17 hours ago

A stolen car was driven through the storefront of Hashtag Cannabis in Redmond. The incident happene...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: City of Redmond rejected security request, then car drove through storefront

A month after the city of Redmond rejected a business owner’s request to install better security measures, a stolen car was driven through its storefront.

1 day ago

Image: Mt. Baker is seen adorned with snow...

Steve Coogan

Cliff Mass explains where ‘there will be massive amounts of snow’

Cliff Mass said that we're in an extremely favorable situation and before the week is over, some areas "will have yards of new snow."

2 days ago

Edmonds housing...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Edmonds housing stalled over a small tree, extortion policy

The process should have taken a few months. Instead, it took nearly two years and it was nothing short of extortion.

2 days ago

Image: Some believe the Washington primary ballot isn't all that private....

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Integrity concerns over Washington party declaration on primary ballot envelope

Voters are again concerned about Washington party declarations appearing on primary ballot envelopes. So why do we do it?

3 days ago

Parent of threatened student still looking for action from school