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"Ammunition incident" in Millbury schools

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We just got a robocall about an incident in the Millbury public schools regarding a substitute who was found with "ammunition" in his or her pocket. They were fired and are under investigation and are banned from ever entering a Millbury public school again. Thank goodness he didn't decide to throw the "ammunition" at anyone!

I can only imagine that we'll have to have an emergency school committee meeting or some crap now.

I wonder what the "ammunition" was. I used to do some damage with paperclips and rubber bands...
 

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Did it look like this...

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And go in one of these...?

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About a dozen years ago, I had a world history lesson where I brought in a Brodie helmet and a .303 bullet (not a “round”) and passed them around during the WWI unit.

Invariably a kid would point out that the helmet looked like really poor protection, but I made the point that it was designed for trench use, when most of the lower face was protected by the parapet. And that the helmet was designed not to block the bullet, but to deflect it.

Then I’d get a volunteer to wear the helmet while I flung the bullet at it so everyone could watch it ping off and go flying. Everyone loved it.

I can’t imagine I’d get away with that today, but I’m pretty sure the bullet is still in my room somewhere. Shh. Don’t tell anyone.
 

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We just got a robocall about an incident in the Millbury public schools regarding a substitute who was found with "ammunition" in his or her pocket. They were fired and are under investigation and are banned from ever entering a Millbury public school again. Thank goodness he didn't decide to throw the "ammunition" at anyone!

I can only imagine that we'll have to have an emergency school committee meeting or some crap now.

I wonder what the "ammunition" was. I used to do some damage with paperclips and rubber bands...
Career ruined over nothing.
 
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Two years ago my son brought an empty 12ga shell into school to show his friends after I explicitly told him not to. It was from the first time he went hunting with me and the first time he fired a gun at the age of seven. One kid tattled on him and his teacher took it away from him. They actually called me into school to discuss it. The assistant principal was pretty good she understood it was already fired and harmless but still wanted to follow through with the "no guns, gun parts or ammunition rule." I was sweating bullets for days that some moonbat parent would hear about it and make a stink or it would end up on the news. It's too bad that's how mass is now.
 

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How was the ammunition found?

Let me tell you. A similar thing happened to a friend of mine. A jacket gets left behind. A good samaritan finds this mystery jacket with seemingly no owner and proceeds to rummage thru all the pockets looking for anything to identify the owner. Once contraband is found the jacket is quickly reunited with it’s owner and the great mystery is solved. Another one bites the dust...
 
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Well, in fairness, it's a sub. So if Milbury's subs are anything like the ones I've seen at other schools, I'm not sure there's much of a career to be ruined.

But you're right in your premise. Stupid.

Correct and correct. When I was between contracts and considering teaching I sub'ed in my local district and would read the Brownells catalog at the desk. After a week of dealing with administrators and hearing them speak their nonsense, seeing most of the older teachers counting the days until retirement, and the younger ones getting less and less idealistic about the job sooner rather than later, I'm glad my next opportunity arrived when it did. Even for the 2-3 months I did it, it's an eye opening experience every taxpayer should have.
 

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Correct and correct. When I was between contracts and considering teaching I sub'ed in my local district and would read the Brownells catalog at the desk. After a week of dealing with administrators and hearing them speak their nonsense, seeing most of the older teachers counting the days until retirement, and the younger ones getting less and less idealistic about the job sooner rather than later, I'm glad my next opportunity arrived when it did. Even for the 2-3 months I did it, it's an eye opening experience every taxpayer should have.

I’ve always thought subbing is the worst job in the world, other than maybe prison guard. Teachers treat subs horribly, usually without meaning to. It’s a thing that principals need to prioritize, and don’t.
 
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I’ve always thought subbing is the worst job in the world, other than maybe prison guard. Teachers treat subs horribly, usually without meaning to. It’s a thing that principals need to prioritize, and don’t.

Maybe it was just my district or those who I came into contact with but the teachers were great to me. I would even get them specifically requesting me sometimes. I enjoyed helping a student with a math problem or asking them to think longer or differently about an essay they were supposed to write but if they dicked around in class, they were getting dressed down for it. Word must have gotten back to the teachers because they heard about both of it. The admins were useless who just wanted to make the school’s discipline and graduation rates appear appropriate.

At one point I applied in CT for the ARC program for teaching and during the interview process explained how at the time I had over ten years of technical, adult-clientele teaching experience and the interviewers were more interested in the race and gender composition of the customers and less about the results of the education. That and other stories led me to move away from that track.
 
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Police: Substitute Teacher Charged After Bringing Loaded Magazine Into Pre-K Classroom

MILLBURY (CBS) — A substitute teacher at Elmwood Street School in Millbury was removed from the pre-K classroom he was working in after another teacher noticed he had a loaded magazine, police said.

Around 11 a.m. Thursday, a full-time teacher heard something hit the floor and noticed the substitute, a 22-year-old man, whose name is being withheld, pick up the magazine.

The teacher immediately notified administrators, who removed the man and called police.

The man confirmed to officers that he had ammunition with him in the classroom, police said.

He was escorted home by police and once there, officers found several rifles and shotguns, about half a dozen handguns, and several boxes of ammunition.

Police said, while he was properly licensed, he was charged and summonsed for improperly stored armed weapons. His license was also immediately suspended.

Parents learned about the incident through a phone call from Superintendent of Schools Gregory Myers Thursday evening.

On Friday morning, students were greeted by an extra police presence, including a K-9 unit, as a precaution.
 

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So is possession of ammunition or a magazine on school grounds if properly licensed a crime?

Either way awesome job making another PP for life...
 

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We just got a robocall about an incident in the Millbury public schools regarding a substitute who was found with "ammunition" in his or her pocket. They were fired and are under investigation and are banned from ever entering a Millbury public school again. Thank goodness he didn't decide to throw the "ammunition" at anyone!

I can only imagine that we'll have to have an emergency school committee meeting or some crap now.

I wonder what the "ammunition" was. I used to do some damage with paperclips and rubber bands...
I hope you let them know that this was overacted to. Insanity
 

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JFC. I used to bring knives to school all the time, late 80's, early 90's. Switchblades, butterfly knives, stuff like that. I got in trouble a few times over it but got the knife back at the end of the school day. One kid who came from a screwed up family brought in a handful of live rifle rounds in 1st grade. I would guess they were 30-06 or something. Teacher took them away and just THREW THEM IN THE TRASH. Hahahaha. A different time.
 

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The teacher immediately notified administrators, who removed the man and called police.


The man confirmed to officers that he had ammunition with him in the classroom, police said.


He was escorted home by police and once there, officers found several rifles and shotguns, about half a dozen handguns, and several boxes of ammunition.
Police said, while he was properly licensed, he was charged and summonsed for improperly stored armed weapons. His license was also immediately suspended.


Parents learned about the incident through a phone call from Superintendent of Schools Greg Myers Thursday evening.


Myers confirmed to WBZ-TV that the man, who was working on a day-by-day contract was fired. He also said the incident appears to be an honest mistake: the man had been at the shooting range Wednesday and forgotten about the magazine in his jacket pocket.


On Friday morning, students were greeted by an extra police presence, including a K-9 unit, as a precaution.


So he fcked up, left a magazine in his pocket, dropped it at work, and the police use it as a "reason" to search his house. Where his firearms aren't "properly stored", so he's charged and his license is suspended.
Massachusetts SUCKS.

Let this be a lesson to all of you. Seriously. If you live in Mass, either keep your firearms locked up, or don't let the cops in without a warrant. This guy is screwed as far as I can tell. Because no matter how trivial the original "offense", and no matter what the school does, which seems like they're running around screaming "the sky is falling" - the police found him in violation of your obscene laws. He's going to be a federally prohibited person when this is done... All because he left a mag in his pocket, dropped it and some douchebag saw it and reported it at at his workplace - a school.
 

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Yep. Done. To be a gun owner in MA these days borders on insanity. They are looking to jam anyone unconnected up.
 
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