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Stamford police said Tuesday that the Westhill High School students ages 15 to 17 are charged with first-degree rioting, breach of peace, reckless endangerment and assault on a police officer.
School officials say Friday’s food fight had been in the planning for days and developed in a courtyard next to the cafeteria.
Teacher Trampled by Mass of Students as Wild Connecticut School Food Fight Turns Riot; 10 Kids Arrested
Police say the resource officer was struck in the head by a full soda can while the teacher was ‘‘trampled by a mass of students.’’
Stamford Superintendent Earl Kim calls the incident ‘‘ugly and disappointing.’’