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7th Grader Punished By School After Stopping A Bully From Stabbing Another Student. School Says "We Don't Condone Heroics"

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Gawker – A seventh grader from Calgary who stopped a bully from stabbing a classmate was reprimanded by the school for his act of bravery and sent home. Briar MacLean told the National Post he was sitting in study class last Tuesday, when the bully began “poking and prodding” his victim. Briar recalled seeing the bully putting his classmate in a headlock, and hearing the unmistakable “flick” of a pocket knife. “I heard them say there was a knife,” said the 13-year-old, who instinctively tackled the bully, prompting the teacher, who was on the opposite side of the room at the time, to take notice. Briar thought he had done the right thing until three periods later when he was called into the vice principal’s office to be reprimanded. The boy’s mother, Leah O’Donnell, was called and told that her son had been involved in an incident and was trying to “play hero.” She was further informed that Sir John A. Macdonald junior high school does not “condone heroics,” and her son should have sought out a teacher instead. “In the time it would have taken him to go get a teacher, could that kid’s throat have been slit?”O’Donnell recalled asking the vice principal. “She said yes, but that’s beside the point. That we ‘don’t condone heroics in this school.'” In the aftermath of the incident, the bully was suspended and Briar was sent home. In a statement released after the story appeared on the front page of The Calgary Sun, the school’s principal Michael Bester insisted Briar was not disciplined, but reiterated that he should have asked a teacher for help and that “it s not recommended that students intervene in incidents such as this to ensure their own safety.”

Hey Principal Bester – this kid didn’t try to “play hero.” He was actually a hero. Just flat out was the hero. When some O’Doyle Rules bully is about to butterfly some unathletic loser who probably can’t even run fast, you ain’t got time to ask a teacher for help. Kid could have been bleeding out by the time some teacher stepped in to put the kid in a timeout or some other sort of pussy punishment they have in school these days.

But you know who probably doesn’t give 2 fucks though? Briar MacLean. Kid is probably loving this shit. He’s already the kid who fought off a knife wielding bully. Now he’s in trouble with the principal. Bitches are probably flocking to him. The fastest way to 2nd, 3rd, and 4th base when you’re in 7th grade is to be the Bad Boy. Thats probably why the other kid with a knife was trying to stab someone in the first place. Probably was like “If I go stab that kid over there I’ll get a handjob from Becky.” Now Briar steals his thunder and is in trouble with the school. That equals 7th grade pussy galore. I guarantee this kid goes on to absolutely crush life. Sky is the limit when you’re basically an Action Hero in middle school.

PS – First name Briar? Be more Canadian bro.