Boys Expelled For Playing With Toy Guns In Their Own Front Yard

The Virginia Beach City Public School district is saying that the students aren’t actually being expelled; they’re being given “long-term suspensions.” Whatever the case, the students won’t be allowed back to school for the rest of this semester and even until June of next year. There will be some hearing in January to decide if these students deserve longer-term suspensions. These “suspensions” were prompted by an incident a couple weeks ago when a few friends were playing with Read more […]

Terrified Kindergartner Wets Himself When Interrogated Over Toy Gun

I know, the people that should really be terrified are the other students and teachers who had to witness the orange-tipped toy cap gun that the 5-year-old brought on the school bus last week. No one should ever have to witness such a horrific object, especially at an elementary school. Let’s not ever forget that we live in a post-Sandy Hook era where anything that resembles a gun is anathema. It’s only natural that those objects, drawings, hand gestures, thoughts, etc. cause the utmost panic Read more […]

Two First-Graders Suspended For Playing Cops & Robbers

Just a couple weeks ago, a 6-year-old student was suspended for pretending to “shoot” another student with his hand and saying, “Pow!” He was playing of course, but the school officials were alarmed by the boy’s behavior and suspended him. In the assistant principal’s letter to the student’s parents, she wrote that their son “threatened to shoot another student.” After the parents secured a lawyer, they appealed the decision of the school, and the school overturned the student’s Read more […]