Skip to comments.Teacher Slugs Middle Schooler Who Mocked His Favorite Football Team
Posted on 11/15/2013 9:29:59 AM PST by Straight Vermonter
Texas middle school student Reginald Wells was knocked out with a punch to the face by a teacher last Friday after Wells cracked a joke about the teacher's favorite football team.
Wells, who attends Willie Ray Smith Middle School in Beaumont, says he stopped to talk to an assistant teacher from his math class and joked about the teacher's favorite football team, pushing the teacher's shoulder after he said the joke. According to another teacher who was in the hallway, the assistant teacher reacted by punching 12-year-old Wells in the face, knocking him out.
"(The principal) said Reginald was punched, in the shoulder, and then hit two times and uppercut, and then slid across the floor," Adrianne [Wells, Reginald's mother,] said. "It weighed heavy on my heart, because I've never put my hands on my son."Wells, who is four-foot-eleven and 80 lbs., woke up on the floor seconds later with no recollection of what had happened.
The assistant teacher was fired and escorted from the premises, but not arrested. Before being removed, the assistant teacher told Reginald, "I can't apologize for what I did, I was just having a bad day and I just snapped."
Adrianne Wells says she plans to file charges against the teacher.
So which team was it?
OH BOy did my fellow Raider fan went crazy on this poor kid LOL!
That’ ll learn him!
Can’t be the Cowboys, the article clearly stated that it was a “Football Team.”
How hard was this teacher’s shoulder pushed after said joke?
Sue the principal for not calling the police.
Ridiculous schools sic the cops on kids for pictures of a gun but allow adult to assault a child?
How hard could an 80 pound boy push it?
I have to say that if it was my child and the guy was still on the street, he would soon be feeling his neck snap - and I wouldn't have apologized for "snapping" either.
Whenever a teacher does something crazy and irrational, I want to know the story of everything that led up to it before passing judgement.
What a class act. No logic behind this, just personal predjudice, but I got $10 bucks says he's an Eagles fan.
Yep. If he molested the kid, the union would have closed ranks to protect him. It's actually happened.
He decked the Wells with bouts of folly.......................
Willie Ray Smith Middle School?? Probabvly located on Martin Luther King Blvd.
Yet the headline would seem to indicate a single slug
but not arrested?
Psycho teacher alert....
Yes it has.
Schools try to keep molestations quiet and shunt the molester to another school district full of potential victims
Did teach say, “He disrespected me. I woulda lost cred if I di’nt knock his li’l punk azz out.”
ahhh Christmas time.......
Ha ha ha ha ha, ha ha ha ha
I went to a Catholic hs, and about a half dozen of the faculty were priests who were combat chaplains in the Army during WWII.
Great guys, but some of them were pretty hard on the outside, because they had seen carnage and more.
I remember one time a big kid took a swing at one, and the kid wound up with his head putting a dent in the locker door.
Went back a few years ago, after 40 yrs dent is still there, LOL.
I different era for sure.
I'll never forget being a kid, transplanted from liberal suburban NY into urban TX schools in the 4th grade... singing songs, in music class, with lyrics like "I am thankful to God... for allowing me to be... an American!"... along with old-time negro spirituals ("Waaaaade, in the water!")... Yeah, just a little bit of culture shock! LOL
"And THAT'S for asking if the Texans are going to go through yet another month without winning a game!"
Nah, a true Eagles fan would have broken his leg.
BISD is a criminal enterprise....
see my post above....bisd is a criminal enterprise every since a new demographic took control...i was born and raised in beaumont and still bay taxes there and have friends “inside” the enterprise.
The Texas Education Agency is fixing to come in an take them over....disband the board...fire all top admin....
time is over due!!!
I guess the media will report that as if it were a scandal and probably racist too
I've had bad days and done something later wished I hadn't.
Can't think of a better reason to apologize.
Or will that happen when he gets a lawyer
no...actually the media is finally putting the pressure on.
there have also been several teacher sexual assaults that the superintendent used his “discretionary” funds to buy off and silence the family...
the worm is finally turning.....
Hopefully parents and others will put some real muscle into finding and imprisoning these pervs
also...teacher and student are both black....that is why there was not police report initially...they protect their own.....
also....bisd formed their own PD so they don’t have to deal with the city PD...everything is in house....
Schools and colleges should not have their own PD’s because they like to sweep things under the rug, they let some crimes slide and protect some people from being prosecuted.
I had a nun that could do that. She was good for a bloody nose or a black eye, and if you went home with that you got the other eye blackend.
you are absolutely right!
that is a local news site which you have to subscribe to so you will likely only see a short teaser....
mostly it is about how the officers code the reports in such a way that they are never entered into the system so no one...not the chief...not the super....not the STATE OF TEXAS mainly get to see the offenses....the state tracks and categorizes campuses as safe unsafe etc....
I was wondering when Sister Mike Tyson would make an appearance. Scary but man did they keep you straight.
I remember to this day First Communion class. You could not chew the host back then. About 50 years ago. One kid chewed and the nun almost slapped his head off. He did it again, same result. This went on about four times. We figured the kid was really hungry. We were using “practice unconsecrated hosts”.
An 80 pound kid bit my wife’s face at a middle school when she taught there one day.
I say keep the teacher and put all the sh!theads in that class and you would actually get some work done.
Nowadays these kids know the teacher’s hands are tied. If I’m the principal, I’d find a way to get him back.
I’d also take a hammer to kid’s cell phones if they went of in class, and I’d cut earbuds with scissors.
The foundation of learning is respect, and its missing from the public school classroom.
Yup, this lady (?) had a left that was lightning. She said I walked up to the alter like i was going to a Mets game. I told her I was a yank fan.
When I woke up........