Whiting could do more to punish snow offenders

2014-01-01T00:00:00Z Whiting could do more to punish snow offenders nwitimes.com
January 01, 2014 12:00 am

The Whiting school system now reports they are responsible for students on and off school property and can suspend grade school children for throwing snowballs at each other and having fun.

I think the superintendent and principal were too lenient. My suggestions for future offenders: All schools should do a scientific study to determine if snowballs are fluffy, packing or icy. Have their teachers check their gloves for wetness, a sure sign of snow touching. Force the hooligans to register as "snow offenders." Force them to move to Florida, where they will not be tempted with winter shenanigans. Send the offenders candy cigarettes and a deck of cards while they do "hard time."

Last but not least, instead of suspending them from school, force them to sit and stare out the window at the fluffy white stuff that got them into trouble.

- Vicki Spitz, Highland

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