Teacher Febrezes 'Stinky' Student
Newfoundland boy sprayed for smelling fishy
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Feb 9, 2012 2:11 AM CST
Christian Roberts' mom complained to the school board about the teacher's "disgraceful" action.   (Facebook)

(Newser) – A teacher in a Newfoundland fishing village put a student out in the hallway for a period and sprayed him with Febreze—for smelling fishy. The mother of 10-year-old Christian Robertson said he was teased by other students after having fried fish for lunch, and then bullied by his teacher. "I think my son was treated not like a human being—I think he was treated like a dog, or a cat," she tells CBC. "I'm very hurt and very angry over this." The school board has apologized, and placed the teacher on paid leave while it investigates.

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Feb 9, 2012 4:48 PM CST
OK OK seriously people. A lot of these comments are funny and deserve merit but cmon - what would you do if you were in the teacher's shoes? Would you really let that smelly kid sit there and disrupt the class with his stinkiness? At my old elementary school they would've sent that kid home and that would be that. Then again, my school doesn't play games either.
Feb 9, 2012 12:54 PM CST
Geez, lay off. It's a big deal, but it's not a big-fuckin deal. Let her keep her job, and parents---Stop coddling your bratty smelly ass kids.
Feb 9, 2012 12:31 PM CST
Really?! She is on paid leave? She need to be fired!