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Gun Picture Gets Boy In Trouble
KKTV.com ^ | 5/22/14

Posted on 05/24/2014 8:32:04 PM PDT by Impala64ssa

A little boy is in trouble for a picture he drew as part of a school assignment.

Second grader Kody Smith was assigned to go outside, look at the clouds, and then use his imagination to draw what he saw.

"Draw a picture of what you see in the clouds from your imagination and that picture is a gun,” explained 8-year-old Kody.

Because it was a gun, the teacher at Talbott Elementary in Widefield called him into the office, and then filed a behavior report. His parents say that's too much.

“It hurts. It hurts that he was so scared for being penalized for his imagination,” said Kody’s father, Jeff Smith.

“He’s 8 years old. He was doing exactly what he was told to do for the assignment,” said Kody’s mother, Angel Rivers.

The report says Kody showed behavior that is disruptive to the entire learningcommunity. The parents were worried that this would be on his permanent school record. The Widefield School District says it will not be.

D-3 also sent us this statement: “Our primary responsibility as a school district is to ensure safety of all staff, students and community. We exercised an age-appropriate reaction to an incident. The student's education was never disrupted nor is this incident on the student's permanent record. Our response was in line with routine procedures focused on school safety.”


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: banglist; childabuse; homeschool; oldnews; publicschools; search; stupidteachers; zerotolerance
Video at link. Another reason why TruTV really needs a new show, World's Dumbest School Administrators. There's more than enough material to keep Danny Bonaduce, Tonya Harding, Loni Love, etc. employed for life. Oh, but if he interpreted any cloud formation as two men or women kissing each other, this kid would be hailed as a young human rights ambassador
1 posted on 05/24/2014 8:32:04 PM PDT by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa

and people wonder why kids don’t learn anything in school?

It’s because there are IDIOTS running the schools.


2 posted on 05/24/2014 8:34:03 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: Impala64ssa

3 posted on 05/24/2014 8:37:55 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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>> then filed a behavior report.

It’s not the students that require an adjustment in behavior.

These are scary, dangerous times, people.


4 posted on 05/24/2014 8:45:18 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Shadowstrike
there are IDIOTS running the schools.

And every single one of these IDIOTS holds an advanced degree. Being educated doesn't necessarily mean that you're smart.

5 posted on 05/24/2014 8:45:26 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Impala64ssa
this is from a GOVERNMENT school

government is an unaccountable cancer and the problem not any solution to ANY problem

this is what democrats want running your healthcare

6 posted on 05/24/2014 9:10:29 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Impala64ssa

He was “disruuptive to the learning community” but his learning was not disrupted.

People better wake up. Then again, it’s probably too late.


7 posted on 05/24/2014 9:12:39 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Fiji Hill

A rectal thermometer has a lot of degrees.


8 posted on 05/24/2014 9:13:35 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Impala64ssa

Too many parents are too concerned about American Idol.


9 posted on 05/24/2014 9:15:16 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Impala64ssa

Did this happen in America?


10 posted on 05/24/2014 9:18:45 PM PDT by Rockpile
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To: Shadowstrike

“The report says Kody showed behavior that is disruptive to the entire learningcommunity.”

You mean the student was thinking freely instead of being an idiot who just accepted things as it is like the rest of his mush-brained classmates?

Oh God, the horrors!


11 posted on 05/24/2014 9:21:00 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Impala64ssa

yes these morons are idiots

but even if you got the smartest , most competent people from the private sector they still couldn’t get a government school or government agency to work . government is the problem. when will people understand that? democrats love and trust government

the argument that the reason socialism/government never has worked was because there were idiots running the government actually helps socialism . this is because then democrats will say they just have to get them or smart people to make socialism/government work. it can NEVER work ever , ever ever

if you made $100,000 per year after taxes then you could buy anything you could ever need in the free market because someone would produce it for money( look at the millions of products for sale on Google , internet , ebay , amazon,Walmart, Dollar Tree etc etc). So we don’t need government for ANYTHING. private industry created a whole city DISNEY WORLD in Florida. So democrats create fake crisis like “global warming”,”no health insurance crisis” to justify the very existence of government and the continued growth of government(socialism)


12 posted on 05/24/2014 9:21:13 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Impala64ssa

Kody should have been thinking of fags and obama, then he would have received a medal.


13 posted on 05/24/2014 9:21:56 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Impala64ssa

I have an old children’s board-game from Parker Brothers, based on the “Have Gun, Will Travel” tv-series. The little spinner-card that the player uses to count the number of jumps on the board is in the form of a little rotating revolver, and the players’ pieces are in the shapes of bullets. Board is replete with depictions of cowpokes holding guns and rifles.

My God, but how America has fallen. This country has become a pathetic, wussified, faggoty joke of a country.


14 posted on 05/24/2014 9:27:32 PM PDT by greene66
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To: max americana
Kody should have been thinking of fags and obama, then he would have received a medal


15 posted on 05/24/2014 9:29:01 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: greene66

Just a bit of nostalgia, but, did you know Gene Roddenberry of Star Trek fame created Have Gun will Travel?


16 posted on 05/24/2014 9:35:51 PM PDT by eastforker (Cruz for steam in 2016)
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To: eastforker

Not quite. Roddenberry wrote a good number of episodes, going back to the first season. But Sam Rolfe (and I think, Herb Meadow...?) actually created the “Have Gun Will Travel” series.

I actually met Sam Rolfe once. He initially wrote the fine Jimmy Stewart western “The Naked Spur.” Had a nice little discussion with him about it.


17 posted on 05/24/2014 9:40:29 PM PDT by greene66
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To: Impala64ssa

My sympathy for people who put their children in abusive government mind control factories has evaporated.


18 posted on 05/24/2014 10:21:50 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Hate reading this kind of BS.

I’m just glad that my local school district had no problem with two 8th grade students’ science project. “Does the color of targets affect shooters accuracy in sporting clays?” The project had the two students shoot at different colored targets and compare their accuracy.


19 posted on 05/24/2014 10:26:38 PM PDT by MediaMole
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To: greene66

Yes, Herb Meadows. I remember from the radio voice-overs at the end of the radio version. Herb was also involved in “Frontier Gentleman”, another series starring John Dehner.

CC


20 posted on 05/24/2014 10:28:10 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Shadowstrike

These are the idiots teaching our children


21 posted on 05/25/2014 3:02:43 AM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: Impala64ssa

School safety was certainly put at risk by a child sketching a drawing of a cloud that he thought was shaped like a gun. There’s no doubt about that.

But what about the safety of the community, and in fact the safety of the region?

What if that cloud really WAS shaped like a gun?

Shouldn’t the Air Force have been standing by to immediately launch fighter planes to intercept and re-arrange that cloud?

How could this larger issue have been missed in this story? How could the school administrators themselves missed making that call?

And what about the nation as a whole? Shouldn’t we go on standby alert and organize neighborhood skywatch programs to alert the authorities BEFORE a cloud formation takes on one of the many possible unsafe shapes?

What if a cloud becomes shaped like an assault rifle? Has anyone in authority even CONSIDERED that extremely threatening possibility?


22 posted on 05/25/2014 3:18:51 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: Democrat_media
this is from a GOVERNMENT school

There should not be government schools.

23 posted on 05/25/2014 3:21:09 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: mountn man
As seen here before on another FR thread:
24 posted on 05/25/2014 3:22:41 AM PDT by Lockbar (What would Vlad The Impaler do?)
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To: samtheman
What if that cloud really WAS shaped like a gun?

Shouldn’t the Air Force have been standing by to immediately launch fighter planes to intercept and re-arrange that cloud?

And this story does take place in Colorado Springs, of all places.

25 posted on 05/25/2014 3:24:23 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Fiji Hill

The stupid and ignorant don’t know enough to be truly foolish. For that you need an advanced degree.


26 posted on 05/25/2014 4:32:34 AM PDT by Hugin
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To: max americana

“You mean the student was thinking freely instead of being an idiot who just accepted things as it is like the rest of his mush-brained classmates?”......

When you don’t fit into their mold, you become “disruptive” to their way of thinking. Consider where these so called educators were molded themselves, they no longer can think for themselves and they will be damned if some little kid gets away with using his/her imagination.


27 posted on 05/25/2014 5:13:08 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Impala64ssa

Interestingly enough, according to dear old Mom, it was second grade when I stopped being a happy child that was amazed with the world. I think that secretly, that age is when public schools try to break boys.


28 posted on 05/25/2014 5:24:36 AM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Impala64ssa

Ever ask yourself why we never used to have these kinds of problems? It’s not the inanimate objects that become mentally unbalanced.


29 posted on 05/25/2014 6:43:19 AM PDT by oldtech
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To: Lockbar

Hey, how's that boycott coming along of Florida that Stevie Wonder promised in light of the Zimmerman verdict and SYG? After all the gun grabbers call it the GUNshine state. Please start the boycott already! It's too damn crowded down here.
30 posted on 05/25/2014 8:15:36 AM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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