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- His punishment is fine -- Votes: 0
- Wtf that's not a punishment! -- Votes: 50
Yesterday a 3rd grade boy stabbed a girl in the face with a pencil, right below her eye. It actually pierced her skin and she had to have medical treatment.
His teacher said he stabbed her then said "did that hurt?" Like he didn't care.
The little boy only got 2 hours in the "Opportunity Room", which is a silent isolation room where the bad kids have to do worksheets the whole time they're there.
Wtf?! The boy could have taken her eye out and he gets 2 freakin hours in a room? That's it???? If I was the girl's parents I would throw a fit up in that school. I would show my ass. That's ridiculous.
And apparently this kid is trouble anyway because the OR supervisor told me that the boy was in the OR all last year and the year before that plus he had been sitting with the Deputy Sheriff in his office all that morning. The Deputy had just sent him back to class when he stabbed the girl.
What do you think? Do you think his punishment is fair?
Oh hell no. I would be freaking pissed if some kid stabbed mine in the face and all he got was to be alone out of class for 2 hours. The parents need to be paying for medical expenses and I would have probably pressed charges on the kid. Obviously what everyone else is doing isn't working. Maybe some real consequences would set him straight.
Quoting Minion:" Yesterday a 3rd grade boy stabbed a girl in the face with a pencil, right below her eye. It actually ... [snip!] ... The Deputy had just sent him back to class when he stabbed the girl. What do you think? Do you think his punishment is fair?"
Idk if it's necessarily a punishment issue so much as a lack of concern and proper intervention with a child that has repeatedly acted out.
These will be all the people that say "we knew he was off" when he ends up on the news :roll:
I think he really needs counselling and psychiatric help. It's not a matter of punishment; that child is disturbed and needs help so next time it's not a knife in someone's heart. A detention isn't going to help and isn't an appropriate way to resolve this.
The parents need to bring criminal charges to the boy and his family! His behavior will only get worse and lord knows what he will do next. If he is too young to be responsible for his actions then his parents are next in line. What he did was horrible and he needs to be evaluated by the state and then placed in a school where he can be monitored and not harm innocent children!
Quoting .Colleen.:" Idk if it's necessarily a punishment issue so much as a lack of concern and proper intervention with ... [snip!] ... that has repeatedly acted out. These will be all the people that say "we knew he was off" when he ends up on the news :roll:"
I agree with this!!
You all are right. I can only imagine how he'll be in middle and high school.
That's ridiculous. He's probably going to do the same or worse next time. Last year a boy on DS1's bus threatened to bring a knife to school the next day and stab him (they were in first grade) he came home and told us and I freaked. I called the school first thing the next morning and had SO drive him. By the end of the day, all they did was talk to the boy and tell him that wasn't ok and made sure he had no weapon. I was livid. The principle told me standard procedure would be 3 day suspension and I was pissed he didn't suspend the boy. I never even heard anything from the boy's parents. He continued to bully other students on the bus all year. Now the boy is in DS1's second grade class this year and he was very upset about it. I told him just tell your teacher if he says anything bad to you.
Doesn't your school have a zero-tolerance policy on violence?
<blockquote><b>Quoting speaktruth2powr:</b>" Doesn't your school have a zero-tolerance policy on violence?"</blockquote>
Hm...actually I don't think so. We are zero tolerance on drugs, weapons, tobacco, and alcohol, but it doesn't say anything about violence.
My son got a note home 3 days ago for fighting and that was it. Just a note. DS said he had to miss 5 minutes of recess the next day and that was it.
<blockquote><b>Quoting momento mori:</b>" This reminded me of me in grade 2. We all had pocket knives and totally threatened each other with them. Oh the things that happen in Russia...."</blockquote>
That's so odd to me lol different countries are so different it's interesting.
A 5 year old attacked my friends daughter and hit a resource officer and he was suspended for 4 days. No medical attention needed for anyone.