5-YEAR OLD SUSPENDED FROM SCHOOL For Playing With ‘Stick Gun’…Said She ‘Posed A Threat’

The policy of the Hoke County, NC school system needs to be revisited. They suspend a little girl for using her imagination! Using a stick for a gun is now a threat according to the brainiacs in this school system. The statement put out by the school is laughable at best:

The Hoke County School school system defended its policy in a statement and said it would “not tolerate assaults, threats or harassment from any student.

A North Carolina mother says her 5-year-old daughter was suspended from school after she was found playing with a stick that resembled a gun.

Brandy Miller said her daughter Caitlin was suspended for one day on Friday after she and her two friends were playing “King and Queen” at her school in Hoke County, North Carolina, ABC affiliate WTVD reported Tuesday.

In the game, Caitlin played a guard, protecting the royals, and picked up the “stick gun” to imitate shooting an intruder into the kingdom.

The Hoke County School system said Caitlin posed a threat to other students when she made a shooting motion — a violation of school policy, officials said.

“We know why it’s bad,” Miller told WTVD. “We watch the news, but then I have to tell my kid, ‘you’re not allowed to play like that in school because people do bad things to kids your age.'”

The Hoke County School school system defended its policy in a statement and said it would “not tolerate assaults, threats or harassment from any student.

Read more: ABC


Join The Conversation: Leave a Comment