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Serious Injuries Sustained in Middle School Fight

A seventh grade student was badly hurt in a bathroom brawl.

Schoolyard bullying turned violent this week at Hauppauge Middle School when a seventh grade boy was seriously injured during a bathroom brawl.

Principal Maryann Fletcher said that the incident originally came through as an accident, but after further investigation, the administration discovered that it was not.

According to a parent familiar with the incident, the victim of the assualt suffered a concussion and a broken nose. "This was a severe case," Fletcher said. She did not comment further on the injuries due to privacy laws.

Fletcher said that the administration is taking the incident very seriously.

"We take a very strong stance on bullying," she said.

A bullying assembly was held at both the Middle School and High School on Wednesday.

Fletcher explained that punishment for bullying can range from a classroom reprimanding to school suspension, or a superintendent's hearing in the most severe cases.

We Heart Long Island February 25, 2013 at 01:28 AM
Since you decide to repeat yourself, I will also. You're a tool.
Kevin El February 25, 2013 at 01:45 AM
Since your so cool, I'll repeat myself again for you, your a fool. Seriously people don't see things the same way, deal with it. Let me know if you would like to make plans to discuss this further always willing to debate and discuss and back up my point of view.
Christine D. February 28, 2013 at 02:41 PM
Calling Mrs. Fletcher a "bully"??? Are you for real, Mr. El? You and the other name calling "adult" should be ashamed of yourselves.
MC February 28, 2013 at 05:01 PM
HA !!! You, Celinda Iaboni, are talking about "core values" and "faith"???? .... what a joke from someone who took a $7,000. loan from a Christian friend and didnt pay it back. You are a thief. You are a hypocrite. The 8th Commandment: Thou shalt not steal. YOU are the one that should be "ashamed of yourself".
Kevin El March 01, 2013 at 10:41 PM
I do think she's a bully, adult's can be bullies too. Calling someone a bully is someonse opionion and not name calliing. Yes I'm entitlled to mine.

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