The News & Observer is not identifying the students in the stories because they could not be reached for verification Thursday.
FROM 'PUBLIC DISPLAY OF AFFECTION'
"I was very embarrassed, and a lot of my friends clowned me," [the student] said with a smile, but in a mad voice.
One of the rules people have a hard time following at Smith Middle School is PDA. PDA is an easy rule to follow, but some people think it should be banned.
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FROM 'PROBLEMS ON BUS 96'
The situation became intense, and the bus driver forced [the student] in his seat. [Another student] engaged the bus driver and told him to "get off of [my] brother."