My third period class is a little, let's say, rambunctious. Some might say crazy. I've developed a plan to deal with the crazy, and it seems to be working better.
Even so, I was pretty shocked today when a student, during the middle of my lesson, lept out of his seat, put his pencil to the neck of the girl behind him, and yelled "I will f*ing stab you in the neck if you don't leave me alone!" Yikes, right? I removed the child from my room, and he began to punch lockers in the hallway. An assistant principal heard the commotion and came to take him away.
After school, I had this conversation with the administrator:
Administrator: Mr. Potter, I talked with *crazy student* and he said that the girl was poking at him.
Mr. Potter: OK, well, that's not really an excuse.
Aministrator: Well, that student has anger management issues.
Mr. Potter: You think???
Am I too hard on this kid? It seems to me, if you hold a pencil to someone's neck and threaten to stab that person, you maybe shouldn't be in a classroom with people. Should it matter that you have anger management issues?
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