A Nechako Lakes high school teacher has received a one-day suspension for a game that went a little too far.
According to a decision from the B.C. Commissioner for Teacher Regulation, Drama teacher Margaret Charlie organized a game of tag for the final day of school for her Grade 8 class.
The game involved two people as seekers while the rest of the class hid and had to kick a can before being tagged or they would be punished.
The punishment was being sprayed by a water hose in front of the class.
Students who opted out of the game were still subject to being soaked and one student was forced to miss a math review because she was soaking wet and had to change clothes.
Other students said the game was stressful and made them feel anxious.
Two students were hurt during the game, one needing six stitches and the other spraining an ankle.
Charlie played a similar game with a 2015 class where the losers would have a mixture of flour, water and vinegar dumped on their heads.
She told the District the game wouldn’t be played again.