At least that's how they do things at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School in Hamilton, Massachusetts.
Read the story here.
If you find this as ludicrous as I do, please share your opinions with Principal Matthew Fox.
Edit: I unintentionally posted this before I was done writing it. I was mildly curious if the suspension may have been related to the sword strapped to his hip. As it turns out his "Squire" was suspended also, so I think this may just be another case of school administrator's hiding behind some "zero tolerance" (of what I'm not sure) policy, without applying common sense or basic reasoning to the situation.