Thursday, May 20, 2010

Get a Rope!

8th grader flips teacher off; banned from graduation |
KMOV.com
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: "An eighth grade student in Albers, Illinois is in trouble for flipping his teacher the bird and running out of class.

After the boy flipped off his teacher, school officials locked down the school and officers from several police departments responded.

The superintendent says the 14-year-old's behavior caused, “widespread student unrest.'"

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Huh? Several police departments responded? The school was locked down?

Slow day in Albers?

Jeff

Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. said...

These dang kids...no respect for their elders, tramping on people's lawns...

Bill Crider said...

I'm glad nobody in my generation ever did anything like that.

Deb said...

Having been on the receiving end of that particular gesture from a junior high school student more than once, I'd say the reaction of the school was slightly excessive.