In the last week he skipped his homework, (teacher emailed you) he got caught with one of those video games that he's not allowed to play. (borrowed from a friend). You've warned him that the very next time he acts up he's going over your lap for a spanking with the hair brush.
Well today after Sunday School he and some other boys were caught by the minister throwing crab apples at some of the little girls. One of the boys managed to hit a 10 year old girl in the eye and there is a lot of crying.