Boy suspended for cookie threat

Posted on: Thu, 04/22/2004 - 10:47am
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Joined: 11/08/2000 - 09:00


A sixth-grader was suspended after school officials accused him of threatening to expose a highly allergic teacher to peanut butter cookies, the boy's father said Thursday.

Loubert Gabriel said his son, 12-year-old Jules, had been kept out of class since April 2, after a girl in his social studies class at South Orange Middle School (search) told the teacher that Jules had made the threat.

The father said Jules was carrying a snack packet of Nutter Butter (search) cookies and made a comment about having "something dangerous" but never said he had a weapon. "They mishandled this," Gabriel said.

Gabriel said the boy has not been allowed to return to classes pending a May 13 hearing by the district. The family had believed the suspension would be for 10 days, he said.

School superintendent Peter Horoschak said several classmates who were interviewed said the boy

Posted on: Thu, 04/22/2004 - 10:49am
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Joined: 11/08/2000 - 09:00

forget this. The thread is already started in Media, where it should have been..

Posted on: Thu, 04/22/2004 - 2:41pm
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No need to forget it hon, not the first time something got posted twice. And, a lot of times, not always, some people *work* the board from Main Discussion down so it would have been possible for it to be missed.
I did, however, place my comments in the other thread.
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