Vernon teen Ethan Chaplin suspended from school for pencil gesture

Seventh-grader Ethan Chaplin has been home from school

Seventh-grader Ethan Chaplin has been home from school for two days after getting in trouble in math class. (April 4, 2014 8:16 PM)

A North Jersey teen says he was suspended for twirling a pencil in a Vernon class, but the school says it was more than that.

Seventh-grader Ethan Chaplin has been home from school for two days after getting in trouble in math class. He says he was just twisting around a pencil with a pen cap on it when a student behind him yelled, "He's making gun motions, send him to juvie."

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