Special Needs Middle Schooler Suspended for Cartoon-Like Drawing of Bomb

Special Needs Middle Schooler Suspended For Cartoon Like Drawing of BombThe Blaze – by Oliver Darcy

Drawing a picture of a cartoon-like bomb on a piece of notebook paper and showing it to other kids was reportedly enough to get a special needs student in South Carolina suspended.

Amy Parham said her son Rhett was suspended from Hillcrest Middle School, even though she says administrators conceded the drawing was non-violent in nature and posed no threat to students.  

“They actually reiterated to me they knew he was non-violent,” Parham told WHNS-TV. “They knew he was not actually having a bomb, creating or making a bomb.”

“But that they could not go with out making an example of him and take some type of action because they were worried about their perception,” she continued. “Perception is actually the word he used. Perception is reality, and parents might think you have a bomb or [might be] violent.”

According to Parham, Rhett, who is autistic, made the drawing over the weekend because he is a fan of the video game “Bomber Man.” When he took it to school he showed it to some of his peers, he was reported to the school administration and eventually suspended, she said.

Watch a local news clip, courtesy of WHNS-TV:

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Greenville County Schools spokesman Oby Lyles declined to comment to the station, saying the district “cannot comment about an individual student.”

“In global terms, a special education student is suspended pending a manifestation hearing which determines if the behavior is due to the student’s disability,” Lyles said.

The South Carolina Department of Education also declined to comment.

“We have not heard directly from this parent and she has not made a written complaint with the agency,” the department said in a statement to WHNS. “At this time, since the matter relates to student discipline, it is left up to the local school district to investigate the issue through a manifestation hearing and determine if the student’s behavior is due to his disability.”


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5 thoughts on “Special Needs Middle Schooler Suspended for Cartoon-Like Drawing of Bomb

  1. Don’t you know its ok for those who rule over us to use violence but it is not ok for us to even pretend to know about it. As long as we feed into this bull shit they will dominate us! It’s only logical, if they keep us believing it is wrong and teach our children it is not an option they will not be opposed therefor no one will stand against them. For God sakes kids can’t even play tag in school anymore and they are being brain washed to believe if someone even touches their hand to get their attention it is an assault and bullying! WTF? America is being turned into a nation of pussies! And a nation of pussies is an easy one to strip and enslave.

  2. You have to get to the root of the problem. Look at who is behind the politicians and setting this agenda. Public school is a slave training center and nothing more. get your kids out of there. It is the best way to show you love them.
    As for these school administrators well they are of no use to us, maybe Mexico will take them, along with politicians at every level, all of them. If we happen to accidentally send a few good ones I am ok with that. Look how many innocent people are kept in prison for victimless crimes.
    It is time to clean house.

  3. ….“In global terms, a special education student is suspended pending a manifestation hearing which determines if the behavior is due to the student’s disability,” Lyles said.”

    “In Global terms”…there you have it right there…the reason no one can stop and apply common sense…because we are all in the “Global” marketplace right now and all things have to apply globally….We have replaced Common Sense with Common Core education…The New World Order aspect could not have been more directly put in your face…”In Global terms”….what an asinine little spokesman…

    ….and what an embarrassing place to be employed!


    RJ O’Guillory
    Webster Groves – The Life of an Insane Family

    1. That statement is what glaringly stood out for me over the rest of this article also, RJ.

      Blatant indoctrination propaganda.

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