Conner’s school made an announcement over the intercom this morning:
Any student who pinches another student for not wearing green will get a detention. A pinch for not wearing green is considered harassment and possibly will be considered assault.
Oh give me a flippin break!!!
Wow…we can’t do anything anymore. No fun!
This is what “zero-tolerance” means, isn’t it?
I was at my sister’s house when my nephew came home from school (he is 8)… I asked him if he got pinched… he said no way I’m green I’ve got it covered, but I pinched a kid so hard he cried. Dang-it, this mean little boy probably ruined it for everyone!
Caden’s principal announced on the loud speaker that no pinching allowed or they would come see her. Caden had already been pinched twice before the announcement. Hey, it was picture day…I was not going to send him in a green t-shirt for picture day, so he had a little ribbon on the inside of his shirt.
People just are no fun these days.
PS. Is it funny or sad that I know that pic is from Silky O’Sullivan’s here in Memphis. (I love that bar!)
Just A Mom (Call me JAM for short) says
Yep… the middle-schoolers here got that same message.
That would be THE best way to get my ass to pinchin’ everyone. Dumb. Shits.
Lori E says
They could combine it with kick a ginger day too. Many Irish have red hair don’t they?
These days so many parents freak out about everything that the schools have to stop anything that can come back to the school. (not that I would tolerate the kicking of red haired kids)
Some kids are too nasty and they do make it hard for everyone else. It is supposed to be a fun thing and not an assault. Some kids don’t know the difference.
I need to go and ask my kids if they were told the same thing because we have a “zero tolerance” rule in our elementary school as well. Of course, that’s a little overboard I would think.