February 8th, 2013 11:51 EST
Student, 7, Suspended For Tossing Imaginary Grenade Into Box Of Pretend Evil
"A Colorado mother said her 7-year-old son should not have been suspended from school for throwing an imaginary grenade into a box of pretend evil.
Mandie Watkins said her son, Alex, a second-grader at Mary Blair Elementary School in Loveland, was suspended from school when he threw the imaginary grenade -- which was not represented by a real, physical object -- into a box while playing a game he called `rescue the world.`"
Little Alex, in training to be a Superhero, tossed an imaginary grenade into a box of pretend evil, and for trying to save the world he was suspended by his dastardly principal.
It must be emphasized that Alex didn`t throw a rock or any other object to represent the grenade, the grenade was 100% imaginary.
Alex didn`t aim his imaginary grenade in the direction of students or the principal, his sole goal was to destroy a box of pretend evil.
School administrators should have given Alex an imaginary scolding, a pretend suspension, and a very real hug for his noble ambition of trying to save the world from evil.
But I`m sure that if a teacher or a principal hugs a 7-year-old student it violates tons of rules.
Read more: http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2013/02/06/Boy-7-suspended-over-imaginary-grenade/UPI-34151360185660/#ixzz2KK3KTsju
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