It's a normal day at Springfield Elementary, where Bart is shamed by his teachers, used as an example of failure, and Bart is slowly dying inside because of it. He walks home in the rain. When he arrives home, more verbal abuse awaits him from his mother and father. Bart's life is in a tailspin, there is nowhere he can find peace and Bart goes into a numbing depression so he has a plan. One day he purposely arrives late for school, and surprises the class with an assault rifle. After shots are fired, the school empties in a panic and the police quickly arrive. Chief wiggum ends the murdering spree with one shot. For the rest of the week, the flag is flown at half mast, and a monument is put up to remember the children who passed in the tragedy.