Sunday, February 13, 2005


First Grader Punished for Bag of Dirt

`After finding the bag much like the one disposable utensils come in, Michaela says she decided to make her friend a bag of goodies, “They said what did you make this out of. and what did you tell them. I said out of dirt. And what else. I made it with rocks, clover and dirt.” [..]

Her mom, Michele, says after Michaela put the mixture into the bag, she tied the top with a purple ponytail holder and gave it to her friend saying,”here’s a bag of dirt.”

After recess was over the student gave the bag of dirt to their teacher.

Michele says after meeting with the teacher and principal, she was told that the bag of dirt, “looked like a bag of weed.”‘

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