Year: 1996-1997
Month: November
Leader: Group J

Situation/Case Study:
STUDENT BEHAVIOR

Description:
Students report that the drafting triangles have been damaged. After observing and not detecting who was doing what to destroy the triangles the teacher comments to a student "How could this happen?" Class members immediately identify three boys who are hitting the triangles on sharp edges to nick them. Teacher talked to the three individually and told them that the triangles needed to replaced at their expense. Students deny doing the damage even though the teacher has gotten documentation they are the ones doing the damage. Teacher takes the case to the Dean. When compasses were also stolen the teacher confronted the one boy with the statement, "Bring them back!" The boy responded immediately with an O.K., which made the teacher more convinced he was confronting the right group of students. The other two continue to deny their involvement and refuse to pay or bring back "anything". After teacher threatens to call the police the second boy brought back missing compasses. The third boy hung tough with hutdown the mouse balls from the computers on both sides of this third student become missing...stolen out of their mouse. Three students testify that they saw the targeted student handled each of the mouse balls reported missing utdown the mouse balls from the computers on both sides of this third student become missing...stolen out of their mouse. Three students testify that they saw the targeted student handled each of the mouse balls reported missing