Posts tagged "elementary school"

4-Year-Old With Gaga Hair Banned From School Pictures

Marcella Marino really loved Lady Gaga's bow hairstyle, so her sweet dad took her to a hair salon and had her hair done up. But officials at Marcella's school said the bow-tie look violated school policy. According to a note sent to parents, girls were not permitted to wear "braids or beads" in their…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 24, 2012

Wear Glasses When You Lie

Things have certainly changed since I was a kid. Back in elementary school, wearing glasses made you less than cool -- luckily, I didn't need them (I had a hard enough time making friends since I didn't like pizza). These days, glasses make a statement, even to first graders. According to a study by researcher…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 12, 2008

Hey Kids! Hugs Are For Thugs!

The school board in Montgomery, AL, has such a strict policy against public displays of affection that it recently gave detention to two middle school girls who hugged female friends while on school grounds. Supposedly, bans like these are hyper reactive measures to prevent sexual harassment claims between students. The rationale behind "no hug"…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 5, 2007