Posts tagged "elementary school"

Teacher Was Late 111 Times And Blames His Breakfast

Elementary school teacher Arnold Anderson was allowed to keep his job despite being late for work 111 times in the last two years. His reason for being late is that he likes to eat breakfast. Uhhh…
Anderson didn’t even lose his job, where he makes $90,000 a year (I had no idea elementary school teacher…

Katrin Higher / August 29, 2015

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 hair,…

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…

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” ba…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 5, 2007