Not saying it is about money or not having money. What the point is that it is about which side of town you happen to live on that gets referenced over and over (i.e. the "alphabet streets"). And the reason I do not mention names (i.e. your reference to "conspiracy theory") is that I have the grace and discretion not to mention a child's name in a public forum.
This particular case is sad that things have occurred several times is a testament to not one single adult (parent(s) nor school officials) seem to realize the pattern with this child.It is hard for someone who may have mental issues such as this boy to learn control at this stage if it has never been taught to him and if there is a lapse in his medications. Someone should step in and take guardianship of this child if his parent(s) are unwilling or incapable of providing the structure and control he so obviously needs. View Comment
It is people like you who perpetuate the "village terrorists" idea. The village is no worse nor better than the rest of the town. What would you say if this teen lived on Laura Lane or Sutton Street? No! Stop your bias negative ways and look at the real world. View Comment
@bruinsfancam8..This teen could be from any other street in town and you would not dare make a statement like that. The only reason you don't see teens from say Hill Of Heights or any of those is because those parents can afford to hush things up. I have known of several incidents where "non alphabet streets" teens have done wrong and things were "handled". Get off your sanctimonious high horse,turn your nose back to normal position and see the world as it truly is,NO child is better than the other,including the ones living in "good neighborhoods" and the "alphabet streets". View Comment
I am back to add a link to an article about bullying and the end result of this bullying:
All kids in the Northbridge school system should be made to read this article at the very least. Perhaps Northbridge needs to contact this young man and have him speak at a REQUIRED assembly for all atudents and parents. View Comment
Two of my children were bullied from middle school into high school. I went to the proper people with these issues,only told in my oldest's case,that because she was "interacting" with the bully (out of fear because she is a small girl and he was an ex-boyfriend who threatened her and our family's lives),that there didn't seem to be a problem.This boy was allowed to disrespect,hit,and spit upon my daughter in plain site of everyone in the lunch room yet nothing was done. This harassment continued into the high school. And information relayed from then middle school principal Gauthier,it was a "harmless" case because my daughter was talking to the boy. He ended up hurting yet another girl after I pulled my daughter from this school system and he was placed in jail for assaulting this girl with a gun.
My son was the target of bullying because he grew substantially between sixth and seventh grade and was called some pretty foul names. Again,I went to the proper people,was told that "kids will be kids" and he needed to :toughen his hide". Once he reached the high school level,it got worse because now there was a school full of older kids who joined in on the bullying. I removed him from the school system also. I sent my next child to BVT where she has flourished,thank heavens for that school. I have one more coming up in the school and we are looking to move before she reaches middle school age. It seems the norm for this bullying to go on unimpeded.
We have had one suicide are we going to let more kill or hurt themselves because of the attitude here in town? View Comment