Jokela High School
Jokela High School is a public secondary school in Jokela School Centre (Finnish: Jokelan koulukeskus) in the village of Jokela, Tuusula municipality, Finland. It is located 43 kilometers outside the capital Helsinki. The school educates about 450 pupils. Jokela School Center also houses grades 7–9.
The school was the site of one of only two Finnish school shootings. On 7 November 2007, at approximately 11:44 local time (9:44 UTC) Pekka-Eric Auvinen opened fire at Jokela High School. The incident resulted in the death of nine people: five male pupils and one female pupil; the school principal; the school nurse; and the shooter himself, who was also one of the school's pupils. Hours before the incident, the shooter posted a video on YouTube predicting the massacre at the school. Jokela High School reopened on 15 November 2007.
- The Jawa Report: Eight Dead in Jokela
- "Teen gunman dead from critical injuries who opened fire on Finnish classmates". CNN. 2007-11-07. Archived from the original on 2007-11-09. Retrieved 2007-11-07.
- "Fatal shooting at Finnish school". BBC News. 2007-11-07. Retrieved 2007-11-07.
- "Finnish pupils back in class". News24. November 15, 2007.
- Official website (Finnish)