Thanks to a new rule passed by one North Carolina board of education, students in Salisbury-area high schools will be allowed to carry pepper spray with them on campus in the upcoming school year. According to one board member, the spray could be “pretty valuable” for female students, in case they encounter a trans woman in the bathroom.
An assistant high school football coach in Bremerton, Wash. became the center of a national controversy after school district officials asked him to stop leading public Christian prayers on the 50-yard line after games and Fox News got ahold of the story. Coach Joe Kennedy did not stop the prayers, and guess what? The district has put him on administrative leave, the Seattle Times reports.
Around 150 students at Hillsboro (Mo.) High School walked out of school Monday to protest against a trans classmate using the girls’ locker room during gym class. Thirty or forty students also protested in support of Lila Perry, a Hillsboro senior who has identified as female since age 13 and came out as trans last school year.
Whoever said that youth is wasted on the young clearly did not anticipate a future in which a junior varsity boys’ baseball team from Grand Forks, N.D., would celebrate the end of their season and the impending arrival of summer by allegedly sexually violating a McDonald’s McChicken® on their bus. That same person probably also never contemplated that chicken-like sandwich product would one day be a category of item found on this, our Earth.
Promposals: a cool teen trend where kids come up with flashy, public ways to ask each other to fingerbang and drink vodka from covert flasks on a crowded dance floor. Sometimes they go according to plan, and sometimes they very much do not.
The senior boys of Biglerville (Pa.) High School are all getting ready to dress up in khakis and collared shirts for their graduation ceremony this month, per the school’s dress code. Meanwhile, the girls are getting ready to hide their unsightly “sausage rolls, as Mrs. Elliott calls them” also per the dress code, because everyone knows “you can’t put 10 pounds of mud in a five-pound sack.”
This painful video is going around today as a story about a teacher who lost his job after accidentally bashing a student in the nuts with the flat side of an axe during a classroom demonstration. But according to someone who was there, it was actually the teacher with his sack on—or rather, just a little too close to—the chopping block.
An Oklahoma woman who taught a high school sex ed class has been accused of having sex with a teen student, including multiple times in the school's teachers' lounge, the Enid News & Eagle reports. According to her handwritten, mistake-filled confession, the suspended teacher deeply regrets "the deasion."