Originally posted by Soloman Kane
No dodge ball no snowball whats next? no basket ball. baseball? Im sorry your kid got hurt .But kids will be kids,and kids love to throw snowballs.
Yes I know, and many parents of bullies, when they are called into school for something their child has done will say in confusion "what's the
problem? Kids will be kids". That's no excuse, otherwise criminals would be saying "criminals will just be criminals" and that would make
everything all hunky dokey.
I feel that "games" that encourage children to in a manner harm other children (such as dodge ball) should not be allowed in our school system. We
ALL know that in dodge ball, the popular kids gang up on the unpopular kids while the teachers stand around all "stupid" like not paying attention
to what is taking place. The same thing can happen on the play ground with snowballs, or a child can unwittingly and/or knowingly pick up an ice
Here is a link to an article about it
"It all started in good nature, but then people were throwing them as hard as they could at each other. They were everywhere," He said a girl was
knocked to the ground after being hit in the face with a snowball thrown from 10 feet away, while another student cried after getting hit in the
Police said an officer used pepper spray on a group of students that rushed officers trying to make an arrest.
and another from not faux
ahhhhh and as I read THIS article, not the op's or the faux article it states "Freshman (removed name) hit a campus police officer with a chunk of
An estimated 200 to 250 students participated in the snowball fight, and campus police were called to the area three times to control the activity.
"There were reports of, in addition to snowballs, throwing pieces of fruit (and) chunks of ice,"
Some students threw snowballs at passing cars or opened car doors and threw snowballs at occupants inside.
So, this was not just a basic little snowball fight, this was a free for all throw whatever you can as hard as you can at anyone and everyone.