A middle school student is faced with an in-school suspension for having an image of
Patrick Gonzalez of Woodlake Hills Middle School in San Antonio, Texas, said he's always been a huge fan of Bonner.
"Ever since I can remember," he told FOX station KABB.
With the Spurs playing against the
"My first period teacher called the principal," Patrick said. "She told her it was a distraction."
Patrick's mother, Rose, said she had asked the school for permission before allowing her son to get the cut.
"I didn't want any kind of problems with any of the principals. I know there are rules and regulations anywhere else you go," she said.
School officials said there was a misunderstanding.
"There was no permission that was given. If the parent thought that, then it was a miscommunication," said Aubrey Chancellor of the Judson Independent School District.
Patrick said he planned to shave his head to avoid the suspension.
"I'm mad. I thought we had permission," he said.