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Student gets detention after USA hockey request denied by 'communist' teacher

By: Anna Fogel, NESN
February 18, 2014 Updated: February 18, 2014 at 1:52 pm
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photo - Check out the student’s detention slip.
Check out the student’s detention slip. 

One Walpole (Mass) High School student earned himself a trip to the penalty box that is detention when he called his teacher a “communist” for not letting him watch Team USA play Slovakia in the men’s Olympic hockey tournament last week.

The brother of the student recalled the incident to Barstool Sports in an email:

My little brother goes to Walpole High School and on Thursday asked to watch the USA vs. Slovakia game during Spanish class. When his teacher said no he called her a communist. She gave him a detention for it. Attached is a picture of the detention slip she gave him.

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