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Teaching our students well

Officials Use Ruse At Wolcott High To Clear Halls For Drug Search

Combine the War on Terror with the War on Drugs to help create a docile and obedient future generation.

At Wolcott High School one morning this week, an urgent announcement crackled over the intercom: a threatening intruder was in the building and students were told to immediately take refuge in classrooms.

Doors were locked and police, with dogs, moved in. Students stayed huddled in classrooms where they were told to stay away from the windows.

But what sounded like a frightening situation was just a search for narcotics. Drug-sniffing dogs combed the school while students stayed in locked classrooms, believing that an attacker was roaming the halls.

The schools, of course, just want to terrify the students in a positive way…

[Superintendent of Schools Joseph McCary:] “We are providing a safe and secure nurturing environment.”

No drugs were found.

But that wasn’t what it was about, was it?

[Thanks, Tom]

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17 comments to Teaching our students well

  • darkcycle

    *speechless-gasping for air*
    *deep breath*
    !@%$&^%*$ goddamn @#$%$%, ought to be &^&%#$% taken out and shot!
    Oh please, someone give me five minutes in a room alone with that principal!

  • claygooding

    With the fear of terrorism that our government enhances,selling guns to the cartels,setting up assassinations on foreign diplomats,,etc,,there is something basically wrong about terrifying kids in school to search for drugs.

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  • Paul

    Well, it was certainly a learning experience.

  • vickyvampire

    These cops think its OK to frighten our kids but think the wall street protesters are the one frightening and bothering folks. huh.

  • tensity1

    I swear to god, if this ever happens to my kids when they get old enough for school, I’m going to jail, because I’m taking a fucking baseball bat to the genius who thinks it’s okay to traumatize my kids just to search the school for drugs.

    • darkcycle

      Seriously tensity, I wonder if anybody’s shown up at this guy’s house yet.
      The trauma would be coming right back to him and I don’t mean emotional trauma. I’d like to show him how my Kubotan works. We can go through ALL the pain-compliance techniques.

    • Windy

      tensity, I think that unintended consequence is what the CIA and Ron Paul call “blowback” when applied to our government’s/CIA’s actions in the middle east.

  • threatening intruders were indeed in the building

  • kaptinemo

    I guess they wanted to avoid any such displays as Goose Creek? Remember that one?

  • Servetus

    Emptying a building is no more difficult than pulling a fire alarm switch on a wall when there is no real fire. Although doing so might be illegal. If it is illegal, then probably the same is true of a terrorism hoax. The people responsible for this assault on the peace of mind of innocent high school students need to be investigated, prosecuted, and/or sued royally.

  • warren

    Sue the bastards!

  • Charles

    this happened at Bad Axe High School in Michigan while I was attending there 8 years ago.

  • athEIst

    jhelion beat me to it.
    a threatening intruder WAS in the building