What's Hawt: A Senior at Garrett High School has been expelled after tweeting the F-word to his personal Twitter account via a school computer.
I would have burnt that school to the ground cause of that. Damn idiots!
:| Now that doesn't help, now does it?
bubble whore :P
"...via a school computer" Well, he did kinda use the school's computer to broadcast it. I'm nothing but defense when a student is punished for typing something in social media OUT OF SCHOOL, but to use unfitting language on a school computer is sort of different. **BUT** expulsion is totally over the top. Detention or something, man.
Did you read the article? He did NOT post it from the schools computers. A backtrack was done on the post showing that it was made at 2:30am. The school was lying about it to damage control their unjust expulsion of the student.
To answer your question.....obviously not. lol. That's what I get for making assumptions. I've just seen so many stories like this lately, I figured the important varying info would be in the description. But anyway, I'm against schools probing social media.
At my school, too many tardies can result in suspension. Let the irony of that sink in for a moment...
@dasteru - In the next line, they say it was sent with a school issued laptop that routes through the school's IP, so that's what they are basing it on.
Just expelled?!?! He should be beat and locked away forever!
I never understood the suspension theory in the school system. So a kid dose something wrong and you let him stay at home for ex amount of time how is that punishment, he probably did something wrong so he can be at home in the fist place .
Those words to be logical . But this punishment seems to be illogical .
Not really , depends on the parents mind you . Back in the days , i'm not sure i'd prefer being locked up in the house , while being nagged and yelled at by the folks PLUS additional punitions . Now if it's such a laid back surrounding that you're in a real vacation and free to roam , well , it's a treat obviously
well if this was the fifties with stay home parents then id be inclined to agree however its not and more often than not, both parents work these days so expulsion is more often than not, a vacation.
now as far as this goes, yes he used a school computer so i cans see why the school is upset, however the punishment does not fit the crime. kids get in a physical fight and are suspended for a few days even though they committed a violent crime against one another. a kid uses an inappropriate word, one that only a couple hundred friends at most will see and is likely used on a regular basis anyway amongst the kids, and he is expelled??? wtf???
Yeah I've known several people back in high school that literally went on vacation when they got suspended. "How was your suspension?" "Oh I was in Cali on the beach the whole time, it was fun" "Oh what did you do, I want that!"
Bull crap He used the word NOT in a derogatory way. He simply STATED the word. The FCC did NOT fine Bono from U2 for using the f word on live television because the word was NOT in a derogatory way. The school has no right to punish a student for using the word and ESPECIALLY NOT when it was just used as a word. He needs to sue.
land of the FREE ?
Watch your mouth! Free is a four letter word, especially at school.
The use of the F word is overrated. I find extremely annoying when I talk to people who can't say two words without the use of the F word or just cussing in general. I'm sorry, but cussing doesn't make you a badass or cool. Just my 2 cents.
As true as this is some of us are just raised in a house full of swearing. My father was a sailor and he still has the mouth to prove it. That said, when in public I do tend to mind my tongue but expelling a teen for saying a swear word on the internet is like locking a man away for having testicles. It's just gonna happen. Plus, the tweet was made at 2 AM so they have no right to punish him for anything he does off school property.
I hate suspensions, not because of it being a "harsh punishment" but because its not used properly anymore. When I was in high school kids were getting suspended left and right. Didnt turn your homework in again? Suspended. Talked back? suspended (and my favorite) You late?! SUSPENDED! That makes sense, in order to teach someone to show up you tell them to not come.... Then parents don't act like parents anymore, so 90 percent of the suspensions are useless. The other 10 percent are actually well behaved kids getting in massive trouble because the school hands out a suspension for nothing. Honestly it felt like checking into jail almost every day with nazi like rules and if you fall out of line at all you get sent home for a week.
if they are so upset about him using the schools IP to go onto these networks why don't they just bring in a block site system for there networks, problem solved don't expect kids to not mess around on the internet then shoot them down stupidly. thats what kids do. just prevent the problem before it happens. the school i went to has just closed coz some teachers where messing with the kids (while i was there, and we all knew it) and they have only just found out and no one bats an eye lid lol
WTF!? that's ridiculous and if they can expel him for that why couldn't my school expel people for being total dicks to other people, or when the 5 year 11's decided they were going to basically beat up my year 8 little sister because she's got some issue's and is abit odd?! or blah blah blah the list of examples of when expulsion or exclusion seemed fair i have is quite long lol and my school isn't a bad school or anything it's just normal so surely they should have better things to do than expel pupils for using rude language on the web: tbh I'm surprised they have any students left :S PS: why aren't sites like twitter and facebook blocked anyway I swear most schools should have software that blocks those sites just to keep us actually doing our work in lessons where we are on the computers or at least it used to attempt too ;)
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