10-year-old Boy Suspended/Isolated for 24 hours, after bringing Penknife with him on Camping trip

Two Heads are Better Than One

In what seems to be a daily march of idiocy in our public schools today, we have another child who has been turned into an Enemy of the State.

Courtesy of Todd Starnes over at FoxNewsRadio:

Tony Bandermann told Fox News that his son Braden was on a science camping trip with his class at Garden Gate Elementary School in Cupertino, Calif.

Bandermann, who was out-of-town on a business trip, said he received a telephone call from the school’s principal informing him that his son had violated the school’s weapons policy. The punishment, she told him, must be immediate and severe.

“She threatened to expelhim,” he said. “She kept telling me, ‘you can’t bring a weapon to school.’ A Swiss Army Knife is a tool, not a weapon.”

Wait a sec: weren’t the kids on a camping trip? What is someone supposed to bring when you go…

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4 thoughts on “10-year-old Boy Suspended/Isolated for 24 hours, after bringing Penknife with him on Camping trip

  1. bunkerville 04/29/2013 / 4:17 PM

    I guess the days of the cap guns are over. One of our favorite play times as kids.

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    • justturnright 04/29/2013 / 7:06 PM

      And you don’t even want to mention a BB gun to some parents. They look at you as if you just outfitted your son with a flamethrower…

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      • The Grey Enigma 04/29/2013 / 7:38 PM

        LOL! Yeah I know what you mean. Offered to have another woman’s kids come over the house to do some archery and BB’s w / my kids. She sneered a “No thanks” at me like I offered to take them to a crack house. Whatever…

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  2. justturnright 04/29/2013 / 7:05 PM

    Thanks, Enigma!
    Glad you liked this, despite the aggravating subject matter…

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