6-Year-Old Suspended for 3 Days for Using Imaginary Bow and Arrow

Principal Joe Crachiolo at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and School in Cincinnati has made an uncompromising decision to suspend a first-grader for pretending to use a bow and arrow at recess while this first-grader and his friends were playing “Power Rangers.” His teacher reportedly witnessed the young boy making questionable gestures that resembled pulling a bow back and releasing an arrow. There was nothing in the boy’s hands of course, but it’s the thought that counts. The Read more […]

No Joke: Kids Being Told to ‘Throw Books’ at School Shooters

“Stupidity is a talent for misconception.” – Edgar Allan Poe I’ve read a lot of stupid stuff in my day, but not much more stupid than the news coming out of Ohio that elementary school children are being told to throw books at possible gunmen in the event of a school shooting. No joke. Should a man enter your classroom with a semi-automatic rifle, or handguns, children are being told to toss a few Penguin Classics his way—or maybe those ones with the golden spines? Nah, those are too thin to Read more […]

6-Year-Old Suspended for Pointing Finger at Classmate and Saying, “Bang, You’re Dead”

I know, this is such odd behavior for a 6-year-old, warranting that he be suspended for a day. According to school officials, this boy “threatened his peers.” He pointed his index finger at a student and said, “Bang, you’re dead.” I believe the victim is in stable condition but may need psychological counseling. KRDO reported: A Colorado Springs first-grader was suspended from school after pointing his fingers at a classmate in the shape of a gun.

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