GOLDSBORO (WTVD) — Eastern Wayne Middle School students were terrified when they were told there was an armed robber in the school with a mask and a handgun Friday. However, they quickly learned it was all part of a school lesson.
Nonetheless, some parents are not happy with the exercise and school officials admit it was a bad move.
In a letter that was sent home to parents, the school said it was part of enrichment exercise trying to teach kids to be aware of their surroundings. A school employee dressed up in a ski mask and carrying a fake gun pretended to be a robber.
The school system admits – in light of the school shootings making headlines around the country – they should have been more sensitive.
GEE, YA THINK??!! Morons.