Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Don't Know Much 'Bout Biology

And they say there is no respect for teachers anymore. In some cultures, this is done as a sign of great admiration... or was that spitting?... either way.

Teen Charged After Vomiting on Teacher
OLATHE, Kan. - A high school student who vomited on his Spanish teacher has been charged with battery against a school official. The misdemeanor charge was filed Monday against the Olathe Northwest High School student.

The 17-year-old boy was charged as a juvenile and his name was not released.

Rick Guinn, an assistant district attorney, said witnesses can corroborate that the boy intentionally vomited on teacher David Young.

If convicted, the boy likely would face probation, Guinn said. Prosecutors also are seeking an apology.

"I think a message is being sent by both the school district and the district attorney that this behavior will not be tolerated," Young said.

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H/T Linnet

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