School offers counseling for students emotionally scarred by gun-shaped strawberry tart
March 5, 2013 9:40am PST
We recently learned that a seven-year-old Maryland boy was suspended from school when the strawberry tart he was trying to mash into a sculpted mountain took on the shape of a gun. If you thought that this story couldn’t get more ridiculous, you were wrong. It turns out that the school later sent a letter to parents warning them about this disturbing incident and offering counseling to any children who were emotionally injured by seeing a misshapen gun made out of a chewed-up strawberry tart.
Here is the relevant text of the letter:
Dear Parents and Guardians:
I am writing to let you know about an incident that occurred this morning in one of our classrooms and encourage you to discuss this matter with your child in a manner you deem most appropriate.
During breakfast this morning, one of our students used food to make inappropriate gestures that disrupted the class. While no physical threats were made and no one [was] harmed, the student had to be removed from the classroom.
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As you are aware, the … Code of Student Conduct and appropriate consequences related to violations of the code are clearly spelled out in the Student Handbook, which was sent home during the first week of school and can be found on our website, www.aacps.org….
If your children express that they are troubled by today’s incident, please talk with them and help them share their feelings. Our school counselor is available to meet with any students who have the need to do so next week. In general, please remind them of the importance of making good choices.
Truly, our schools have managed to create an alternative reality beyond parody. A child plays with his food, he gets suspended, and his peers are offered counseling to help them work through the negative emotions they experienced as a result of the incident. My bet is that any negative emotions that these kids experience will come about, not because of the horror of a strawberry tart, but because they are beginning to realize that their school has essentially turned itself into a totalitarian state.
- Suspended students for disarming someone who actually had a gun and was going to use it.
- Suspended a 10-year-old for waving around a half-chewed pizza that was sort of shaped like a gun.
- Punished a second-grader for trying to turn a gooey strawberry tart into a sculpture of a mountain, only to have it end up looking like a gun.
- Suspended an imaginative kid who deal with his childish fears by throwing an imaginary grenade at pretend bad guys in a box.
“Enough with the hysteria! Enough is enough!”
Last week we wrote an article Debunking Every Liberal Gun Myth – Still, who knows if the government will pass the assault weapons ban, if you’re worried it will pass – here are the 5 Guns You should Buy Before A Gun ban, in better news though – a Sheriff in Oregon has said that he will not enforce the gun ban even if it is passed – and he is joined by many other law enforcement that are standing against Obama’s Gun Control Agenda.