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Mt. Juliet H.S. Officials Refuse to Budge on Senior Prank Suspensions -- Mikayla Lewis

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MOUNT JULIET, Tenn.--The mother of one Mount Juliet High School senior is waiting to find out how a prank will impact her son's record. School  administrators suspended Hunter Hinshaw with  nearly 30 other students. Their senior prank was lying on the hallway of the school.

Hinshaw's mother , Lisa  says school administrators out-of-school suspension for the senior prank is too severe.

Wilson County Schools says  the prank, "blocked not only the hallway, but also the elevator... Traffic of nearly 2,000 students was nearly halted. "

Lisa Hinshaw says, " the students that were viewing this prank were the ones blocking the hallway."

Thursday Hunter Hinshaw told Fox 17 the seniors planned ahead to avoid creating problems.

Hunter Hinshaw says, "I think that the school board and administration should sit down and really think about what they are taking away from us."

The principal did meet with  the Hinshaw family and Hunter is still allowed to skip some of his finals because of good grades.

 His mom says brown is looking into his scholarship.

Lisa Hinshsaw says, "He was very kind and listened to our concerns ,but he would not lift the out of school suspension."

The stunt will go on Hunter Hinshaw's discipline record, which a college can request.

The Hinshaw's say the school needs to clearly state pranks aren't allowed in the student handbook.

 Lisa Hinshaw says, " Even though it's tradition for seniors to do a senior prank , if they're not allowed then it needs to be communicated to families and the kids."

Hinshaw and other seniors held their own senior field day at Charlie Daniels Park, because of their OSS causing them to miss the school event. Lisa Hinshaw says she is meeting with the school district next week.


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