Two Louisiana high school girls are fighting their expulsion and criminal charges after officials discovered laxative-laced cupcakes left in the teachers' lounge.
Jeannie Nguyen, 17, of Kenner, and Kamrin Kennedy, 17, of Marrero, were expelled from Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy after their principal, Kristi Phillippi, found 22 cupcakes made with the over-the-counter laxative MiraLAX, The Times-Picayune reported.
Authorities said that Nguyen and Kennedy made the cupcakes as a senior prank....
First off, that prank is older than I am. Second, this is a real-live no-crap form of assault that deserves a stringent punishment.
I doubt they'll get the maximum 2-year prison term and $1,000 fine, but I'd like to see them get something significant. An apology letter and a few hours of community service is not satisfactory.
Oh, and if I were involved, I'd pursue civil damages as well.