No matter how you feel about the tactics this school employed, you have to admit it was effective. Jr. High students benefit from concrete, tangible consequences and lessons.
As some Jr. High students in Idaho learned, you have to pay up! Judging from some of the meals I’ve eaten at school as a student, member of faculty or as a youth pastor coming on campus I wonder if the schools shouldn’t have to pay the kids on occassion?
Editor & Founder at Caffeinated Thoughts
Shane Vander Hart is the founder and editor-in-chief of Caffeinated Thoughts. He is also the President of 4:15 Communications, LLC, a social media & communications consulting/management firm. Prior to this Shane spent 20 years in youth ministry serving in church, parachurch, and school settings. He has also served as an interim pastor and is a sought after speaker and pulpit fill-in. Shane has been married to his wife Cheryl since 1993 and they have three kids. Shane and his family reside near Des Moines, IA.