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  • Mom says school overreacted to Lego gun

    05/30/2013 6:31:28 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 28 replies
    upi ^ | May 29, 2013
    PALMER, Mass., - A Massachusetts woman said officials at her son's school have backed off plans to discipline the kindergartener for bringing a Lego gun on the school bus. Mieke Crane said she was initially told her son would have to write a letter of apology to the school bus driver, serve detention Tuesday and face suspension from the school bus for bringing the Lego gun -- which is slightly larger than a quarter -- on the bus to Old Mill Pond Elementary School in Palmer Friday morning, WGGB-TV, Springfield, Mass., reported Wednesday. "I think they overreacted totally. I totally...
  • Really?…..Really?!……REALLY?!?

    05/29/2013 9:51:23 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 40 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-29-13 | Wordsmith
    Hat tip to CJ for this: A 6-year-old kindergartner sparked an uproar at his Massachusetts school when he was spotted brandishing a tiny plastic Lego gun on the school bus last week. Mieke Crane, the child's mother, insists that officials at Old Mill Pond Elementary School in Palmer overreacted when another student saw the toy, which is slightly bigger than a quarter, and alerted the driver Friday. 'She [driver] said he caused quite a disturbance on the bus and that the children were traumatized,' Crane told the local station WGGB. Really? REALLY?!....REALLY?!?I'm so glad the child didn't bring aboard any...
  • Hyannis West student, 5, warned for making Lego gun (Faces Possible Suspension)

    01/29/2013 5:36:33 AM PST · by St_Thomas_Aquinas · 24 replies
    myFoxBoston.com ^ | 1/29/2013 | Staff
    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...