Ghost peppers are known as one of the hottest peppers available. This student brought one to his Long Island, NY school. When he let a few of his friends try some of the pepper they ended up in pain and he ended up with detention. He says the school likened bringing the ghost pepper to bringing LSD to school. The school principal maintains that the punishment will stand. The family's lawyer argues that the school should not be able to limit what kids can bring with them to lunch.
A Virginia high school teacher has resigned while under investigation for allegedly showing students her before and after breast augmentation pictures. Three students have come forward to say that she showed them these images and other, even more inappropriate pictures of herself on her phone at school. Police searched her phone and found nothing according to The Smoking Gun but a search warrant is being obtained to look for additional data on the phone such as hidden or protected files.
Five boys at a Minnesota elementary school noticed that one student was being picked on for his learning disability and decided to do something about it. They pledged to become his friend and "have his back". His mother told KARE 11 that their friendship has been life changing for him. The boys will be recognized with a spirit award at the end of the school year.