Contact Us
Make My Homepage

5th Grade Recess In Westbrook Moved Indoors Because Of Fights and Profane Language

Here’s a question, what were you doing when you were in 5th grade? Were you fighting other students in your class? Were you dropping cuss words at teachers and aides? We’re going to guess that’s there is a fair amount of people that might admit to those behaviors. But in Westbrook, specifically 5th grade, things have gotten so bad that school officials decided to take drastic action.

According to KeepMeCurrent.com, basketball games were the main culprit of the problem during 5th grade outdoor recess. Those games became too competitive, leading students to use profanity against other students as well as some of those games turning physical. Teachers and aides punished individual students for bad behavior but unfortunately, that didn’t quell the problem.

So Westbrook Middle School was forced to take more significant action. They decided to take all 5th graders and move them inside for recess in hopes that taking away access to their outdoor time would make them realize how important it is to them. Teachers and aides are working closely with the 5th grade students to create better bonds amongst each other in hopes that when outdoor recess resumes, there will be far less problems.

There are close to 200 students in 5th grade at Westbrook Middle School. The principal has promised that there will be additional staff monitoring outdoor recess when it resumes after April vacation.

 

Best of WJBQ

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wjbq.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Q97.9 quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Q97.9 contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.