I don’t like to post stories about the ridiculous things we do to public school students as they tend to severely depress me, but I can’t resist highlighting this story about a Clark County, Kentucky student who was arrested for ‘making terrorist threats’.
“My story is based on fiction,” said Poole, who faces a second-degree felony terrorist threatening charge. “It’s a fake story. I made it up. I’ve been working on one of my short stories, (and) the short story they found was about zombies. Yes, it did say a high school. It was about a high school over ran by zombies.”
According to student (William Poole), his grandparents read the story in his journal and turned him in to the police. Thank goodness a judge raised his bail from one to five thousand dollars (due to the ‘seriousness of the charge’ otherwise who knows how many kids will turn to voodoo and necomancy to punish their unbelieving townspeople?