NY Post – A hulking Queens gym teacher and former college football player claims a pupil fractured his ankle, injured his knee and forced him to go to a shrink for stress — even though the kid was only 50 pounds and in first grade. Burly, 220-pound PS 330 teacher John Webster, 27, said a 4-foot-2 Rodrigo Carpio, 6, also kicked and pinched the Elmhurst school’s principal, a security officer and another teacher during a rampage in April. “It’s sort of like an angel-devil sort of thing,” said the 5-foot-10 Webster, who recently filed a notice of his intent to sue the city and says he must now wear braces on his right ankle and knee. “[Rodrigo] looks like an angel, but then, all of a sudden, that halo turns into horns. It’s been a nightmare. It’s embarrassing. It’s humiliating.” But Rodrigo’s dad, Jorge Carpio, 44, scoffed: “The lawsuit is totally absurd. How could my little boy do so much damage? My poor son.” But Webster’s claims are backed up by an April 26 school “occurrence report” filed by the principal that says Rodrigo “was physically aggressive” and karate-kicked Webster in the knee and ankle that day. Webster was accompanying Rodrigo and other students to the cafeteria for lunch when the boy started horseplaying, the teacher told The Post. Webster said that he chided Rodrigo, but that the kid started kicking him. “I tried to hold his wrists, and he began biting me,’’ Webster said. “I took him to the principal’s office, and he kicked me in the ankle, and one kick landed right on my knee. I felt a pop.’’ Webster, who played tailback for upstate Morrisville State College, said his doctor told him he had to stay away from work for several months because of his physical and emotional state. But a Department of Education doctor told him to go back last month, so “I’m in limbo,’’ Webster said.
Snake it until you fucking make it, folks! I don’t care how big this guy is. I don’t care that he looks like he should line up alongside the Giants front four. He could be 1,000 pounds for all I care and I’d still be down with this scheme. Because being a New York City public school teacher has gotta be hands down one of the worst things on the planet earth. Imagine dealing with little motherfuckers like Jorge day in and day out? Little Puerto Ricans biting you and shit. Probably carrying shanks on them. Dealing with crack babies and gang members in training and whatnot. Atrocious. Its like Junior Varsity Rikers Island. So the moment some little monster drop kicked me in my knee I’d take a dive too. Claim my ACL is blown. Mental and emotional trauma. Being treated for infections where I was bitten. Therapy for being humiliated by a 6 year old at my work place. The whole fucking 9. Ride that train as long as you fuckin can. If this guy plays his cards right he’ll be collecting checks for the next 20 years while sitting at home doing nothing. You can talk about it being a pride issue and talk about him trying to exploit a troubled child, but until you’ve walked a mile in the shoes of a dude trying to control hundreds of those little inmates you can just spare me the high horse act.