Tag: Stafford County Schools

Colonial Forge’s Banana-Republic Dictator Has Record of Public Intoxication

The recent “Banana Man” incident at Colonial Forge High School has brought to light some serious past actions regarding Principal Karen Spillman. LeavingMyMarc.com has uncovered that Prince William County police charged “Karen C. Spillman” with Public Intoxication in July 2007 (click

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Banana Man’s Suspension Suspended

UPDATE 2: Stafford County Schools Superintendent Randy Bridges has just issued a lengthy apology: “My staff, under my direction, has reviewed the recent actions at Colonial Forge High School relating to the wearing of yellow tee shirts and other activities

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Chuck Feldbush Calls Out Sheriff Jett for Unnecessary Roughing in “Banana Man” Prank

Chuck Feldbush (I-Stafford), who is running for Sheriff in Stafford County, has just issued a press release on the “Banana Man” incident: STAFFORD, VA — Citing police overreach and overreaction to high school high jinx, Stafford Sheriff Candidate Chuck Feldbush

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UMW Communication Professor Anand Rao on Colonial Forge High School Free Speech Controversy

Professor Rao isn’t the only one speaking out about the violation of student’s free speech rights in the wake of the Banana Man controversy. His daughter, Tizrah Rao, is a Colonial Forge High School student who became engulfed in the

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Breaking News: Colonial Forge Principal’s Heavy-Handed Past

UPDATE: In addition to what appears below, apparently Principal Spillman was hired for a job at Strasburg High School and resigned 15 days later. What happened? What did they find? The plot thickens. Karen Spillman is no stranger to controversy.

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Banana Man’s Mom Stunned By Treatment By Police

The Banana Man controversy just continues to grow – you know the student who was handcuffed and placed in a police car for running down the sidelines during halftime of a high school football game in a banana suit, suspended

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ACLU: Colonial Forge Violating Student’s Right to Free Speech, Banana Man Controversy Grows

The controversy surrounding Banana Man and the reaction by Colonial Forge High School and the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office is growing ever louder by the minute. Students across the area, in a show of solidarity, have been wearing yellow t-shirts

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