Skip to comments.Hyannis West student, 5, warned for making Lego gun (Faces Possible Suspension)
Posted on 01/29/2013 5:36:33 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
HYANNIS (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) - A 5-year-old boy faces possible suspension, after building a gun out of legos, during his after school program.
Joseph Cardosa is part of the after school program at Hyannis West Elementary School, on Cape Cod. His parents received a letter a few days ago that said Joseph has received his first written warning for using toys inappropriately, and that upon a secon written warning, he will be suspended from the program for two weeks.
Joseph's parents, Shelia Cruz and Octavio Cardosa, say the school is taking things too far.
"It's not like he's designing a machine gun," said Cardosa...
The principal of Hyannis West Elementary told Fox 25 "we need a safe enviornment for our students," and said: "While someone might think that making a Lego gun is just an action of a 5-year-old, to other 5-year-olds, that might be a scary experience."
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The kid should give up his interest in relatively innocuous firearms and take up soccer - a sport in which you can please the soccer moms and do some serious damage at the same time:
Hyperbole. My two sons do just fine in the public schools here.
Count yourself lucky then:
Thanks . . . I do.