Skip to comments.11-Year-Old Girl Suspended For 'Dangerous' Cartwheels At School
Posted on 11/12/2004 8:53:47 PM PST by BattleBorn
An 11-year-old girl in West Covina, Calif., was suspended from her school from doing "dangerous" cartwheels and hand stands during lunch time, according to a Local 6 News report.
Deirdre Faegre, who is a Student of the Month at San Jose-Edison Academy in West Covina was dismissed from the school this week after school authorities warned her for the last time to stop doing gymnastic stunts during lunchtime.
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Also, I hate when educators find an excuse to stop educating.
This is terrible! I think the government should start giving away free cartwheel locks to every parent with a child of tumbling age.
What do they do in gym class these days, other then pole dancing?
this was posted earlier... turned into a 500 post thread about homeschool...
I did a search, could not find anything on it.
Heard about this on Rush. The safety Nazis are at it again.
WTF??????????? Another PC insanity. How can a cartwheel be dangerous? Who does it harm?
I hate it when kids in school repeatedly disobey teachers. She was asked to stop her behaviour on a number of occasions.
I did a search on the word "suspended":
A cartwheel in a school lunchroom could be harmful, if you are a kid walking with a tray to eat lunch, and you get kicked in the head by a show-off.
If she wanted to cartwheel, surely there's a playground?
At my kids school they are not allowed to RUN on the playground. It's fear of lawsuits.
When she gets hurt and her parents' scum-waffle lawyer sues the school system for $100 million, courtesy of the taxpayers.
There's more to this entire story than meets the eye, if you ask me.
Regardless the child was asked repeatedly to stop.
I was educated by Irish Catholic nuns...when they told you to stop...you stopped.
Thanks for the search info.
I was educated with folks who had common sense. If you weren't hurting anyone, the teachers had better things to do with their time. This smells like a teacher who had a beef with the kid or the kid's parent.
Funny it smells to me a child who may possibly have problems with discipline.
Anybody can sue anther person for anything at anytime. So think of another reason.
Yeah. I've been following this on the other thread. This girl didn't stop as she was told. She should have quit while appealing this rule.
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