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Fourth grader suspended for threatening classmate with the One ring

Fourth grader sees "The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies" and then brings the One ring to school, threatens classmate with it

Anthony Garreffa | Feb 2, 2015 at 10:23 pm CST (0 mins, 49 secs reading time)

Aiden Steward, a fourth grader was suspended from his school after officials decided that he threatened to use his magic ring to make another boy disappear.

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The Odessa American reported: "His father, Jason Steward, said the family had been to see "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" last weekend. His son brought a ring to his class at Kermit Elementary School and told another boy his magic ring could make the boy disappear. Steward said the principal said threats to another child's safety would not be tolerated - whether magical or not. Principal Roxanne Greer declined to comment on the matter. "All student stuff is confidential," Greer said. She referred a call from the Odessa American to Kermit ISD Superintendent Bill Boyd, who did not return a phone call".

The New York Daily News also reported "I assure you my son lacks the magical powers necessary to threaten his friend's existence. If he did, I'm sure he'd bring him right back".

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