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Strip club field trip

2003-05-17 22:21:56.231359+00 by Shawn 3 comments

The Seattle Times reports: High school seniors on field trip to "the big city". On their own time, a group (all 18 and over) visit the local Deja Vu (popup warning) strip club. Principal threatens "consequences".

[ related topics: Children and growing up Sexual Culture ]

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#Comment made: 2003-05-18 16:06:51.462386+00 by: Larry Burton

My oldest son remained in Chattanooga last year when we moved to Lawrenceville. He's 18 and living on his own but finishing up his last year of high school. Any time he had to leave school early for a doctors or dentists appointment he would have to have the school call me to get it okayed. It seems that society wants young adults between eighteen and twenty-one to be fully responsible for their actions without having the authority to do things on their own. I'm surprised that I'm not called on to initial his ballot when he votes.

#Comment made: 2003-05-18 20:42:13.612043+00 by: Shawn [edit history]

When I turned 18 my senior year of high school my parents filed a letter with the high school allowing me to write my own excusal notes. (This was a formal policy supported by the school.) Even with this on file, I still got flak the one time I used this "authority" to excuse my tardiness after dropping my parents off at the airport.

#Comment made: 2003-05-19 13:39:33.865904+00 by: ebradway

That's what you get for playing by the rules. My senior year in high school I was doing an intership at NASA LaRC. My friend (who was also doing an internship) would call the school nurse, disguise his voice, and say 'This is Dr. So-an-So from NASA, please excuse Eric and Marc so they can attend a symposium this afternoon.' And we'd take off for Virginia Beach. Marc and I had over 30 absences our senior year. School policy was that if you had more than 10 absences you couldn't graduate. I guess they didn't want to keep their class Valedictorian (Marc) from graduating. I was only ranked sixth in my class.