By L.P. Phillips


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SOUTHLAKE (CBSDFW.COM) – Nine students at Carroll Middle School in Southlake were disciplined for organizing after school fights on school property.

The so-called “fight club” was acknowledged by Carroll ISD, who said for four days in the last two weeks, students sneaked away to an off-limits area before school busses arrived for pickup. The area was out of sight for both teachers and security cameras.

Despite the district not using the words “fight club” to describe the student’s ill behavior, it admits there were boxing matches between the participants. Some students wore boxing gloves and recorded the scuffles on their cell phones. Those videos ended up on YouTube (of course) but were taken down after the district asked for their removal.

In a letter and a separate update to parents, Carroll Middle School principal Stephanie Mangels said the students looked like they were laughing as they boxed.

The specifics of the student’s disciplinary action wasn’t detailed in the letter.

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