21 Year Old Matthew Royer Missing Since 5/16/13, Last Seen Leaving his Apartment at the University of Rhode Island Heading Home to Collegeville, PA
21 year old college student Matthew Royer has been missing since Thursday, May 16, 2013. Matthew Royer was last seen on Thursday leaving his apartment at the University of Rhode Island. He was headed home for the summer to Collegeville, PA; however, never arrived at his family’s home. Matthew left Rhode Island at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Matthew Royer is driving his 2008 Silver Chevy Cobolt with PA License Plate GZR9059. It is reported that he was captured on a surveillance video driving south on Route 309 from a Hess station in Coopersburg, PA.
Missing – 21 Year Old Matthew Royer
Matthew is believed to be driving his 2008 Silver Chevy Cobolt with PA License Plate GZR9059.
His family tells Action News Matthew was captured on surveillance video driving south on Route 309 from a Hess station in Coopersburg, Pa.
Matthew Royer is described a white male, 6’1, 160 pounds, with blue eyes, and brown hair.
The mother of Matthew Royer said her son’s cell phone pinged off of a tower near Route 78 and Vera Cruz Road in Upper Saucon Township. Ten minutes later, she said a camera from a gas station recorded his silver 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt driving past the station in Coopersburg at 2 a.m. Friday.
At some point, he made a transaction at a Sunoco station near Route 100 in Breinigsville, said Janet Royer, the student’s mother.
The sighting fits within the time frame if he left Rhode Island at 6:30 p.m. Thursday like he had told mom.
Map of 240 Pennsylvania Rt 100, Breinigsville, PA to Collegeville, PA
For more updated, to read others opinions and analysis and to provide your own, go to Scared Monkeys Missing Persons Forum: Matthew Royer.
If anyone has any information with regards to Matthew Royer’s whereabouts, please contact Sate Police Skippack Barracks at 610-584-1250.
IRS Targeted Conservative Groups, Tea Party, Patriots & Non-Profit Groups that Criticized the Obama Government and Sought to Educate Americans About the U.S. Constitution
If it looks like an enemies list, walks like an enemies list and talks like an enemies list … guess what America, IT’S AN ENEMIES LIST.
How bad is the recent revelations that the IRS purposely and willfully targeted Conservative groups like the Tea Party and organizations with “tae party” or “patriot” in their name? Even the not so-conservative Washington Post is coming out swinging against the Internal Revenue Service and the Obama Administration. The IRS tried to preempt the damning news on Friday that the they were targeting conservative groups, in an effort to get ahead of the story that was going to be much, much worse. Thus, the so-called IRS apology that they had been doing this since 2012 was pretty much BS as it was only the tip of the iceberg. We then found out that high ranking IRS officials knew since 2011. We are now finding out that the IRS targeted Conservative non-profits that dared used their First Amendment rights if an organization criticize the Obama government or dared sought to educate Americans on the United States Constitution. HUH? This is still America, isn’t it? Sorry, but even the liberals have an issue with this as it looks extremely “Nixonian”.
At various points over the past two years, Internal Revenue Service officials singled out for scrutiny not only groups with “tea party” or “patriot” in their names but also nonprofit groups that criticized the government and sought to educate Americans about the U.S. Constitution, according to documents in an audit conducted by the agency’s inspector general.
The documents, obtained by The Washington Post from a congressional aide with knowledge of the findings, show that the IRS field office in charge of evaluating applications for tax-exempt status decided to focus on groups making statements that “criticize how the country is being run” and those that were involved in educating Americans “on the Constitution and Bill of Rights.”
AMERICA … THE IRS WAS TARGETING THOSE THAT WOULD DARE EDUCATE OTHERS ON THE US CONSTITUTION!!! WHAT THE HELL HAS THIS COUNTRY BECOME UNDER PRESIDENT BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA? HOW’S THAT FOR SOME HOPE AND CHANGE.
The IRS tried to preempt this PR nightmare with a half-hearted apology and stated, do not worry though, even though we only targeted Conservative organizations like the Tea Party, it was not motivated by politics or political bias. How can anyone say this with a straight face? The single most feared government agency acting like the “Gestapo” to intimidate those that are against the current administration and we are supposed to believe that it was not political. Really? Just curious, how many non-profits with “progressive” were targeted? Ah, nearly none.
Folks on the LEFT and the RIGHT are concerned over this situation with the IRS. As Susan Collins, the Republican Senator from Maine stated on CNN over the weekend, “This is truly outrageous. And it contributes to the profound distrust that the American people have in government.” She also stated, ”And I think that it’s very disappointing that the president hasn’t personally condemned this and spoken out.” Michigan Rep. Mike Rogers told “Fox News Sunday.” “I don’t care if you’re a conservative, a liberal, a Democrat or a Republican, this should send a chill up your spine. It needs to have a full investigation.”
Just how bad is it when the WAPO says, You Betcha the IRS should be investigated?
It’s just a coincidence that all this started just after the 2010 midterm elections when the Tea Party became a major player and inflicted a “shellacking” on the Democrat party and Barack Obama. Coincidence indeed. Also, most TRANSPARENT presidency is history, eh? But there is nothing politically motivated about any of this.
7 Year Old Virginia Second Grader Christopher Marshall Suspended From School For Holding Pencil Like A Gun
Public school insanity just got a bit more insane. A second grader was suspended from school for pointing a pencil at another student and making gun noises. Seven year old Christopher Marshall was playing with another student in class point pencils at each other. For this the boy was suspended. Some how pointing a pencil at another and making a gun noise is dangerous. Really? No you public education fools, handing a pencil as if it were a knife and trying to stab some one is dangerous, not making a pretend gun sound. IDIOTS, COMPLETE IDIOTS. There was nothing threatening about this, the boys were playing. But that did not stop the school from suspending the boy for two days.
A Suffolk school suspended a second grader for pointing a pencil at another student and making gun noises.
Seven-year-old Christopher Marshall says he was playing with another student in class Friday, when the teacher at Driver Elementary asked them to stop pointing pencils at each other.
“When I asked him about it, he said, ‘Well I was being a Marine and the other guy was being a bad guy,’” said Paul Marshall, the boy’s father. “It’s as simple as that.”
Listen to the complete stupidity from spokesperson for Suffolk Public Schools: “A pencil is a weapon when it is pointed at someone in a threatening way and gun noises are made.” THREATENING? What part about the boys were playing as reported do you people not understand? Because something sound threatening, that makes it threatening? UNREAL. What if the boy had pointed the pencil at the other child and sang a Church hymn? Would that have made it less threatening? Oh my bad, that would have probably gotten him expelled for bringing religion into school. But this is the crap that comes out of public education these days. They cannot comprehend the difference between the two.
“Some children would consider it threatening, who are scared about shootings in schools or shootings in the community,” said Bradshaw. “Kids don’t think about ‘Cowboys and Indians’ anymore, they think about drive-by shootings and murders and everything they see on television news every day.”
8th Grader Jared Marcum Arrested & Suspended for Wearing NRA ‘Protect Your Right’ T-Shirt With Image of Gun
How do things like this happen in the United States?
Jared Marcum, an 8th grader at the Logan Middle School in West Virginia has been arrested, suspended and faces charges for wearing an NRA T-shirt with the image of a firearm and the words “Protect Your Right” printed on it to school. HUH? Police confirmed that Marcum had been arrested and faced charges of obstruction and disturbing the education process after getting into an argument with a teacher. HUH? The school is claiming that the shirt that Marcum was wearing, an NRA shirt that had “Protect Your Right” on it with the image of a gun violated the school’s dress code. However, no where in reviewing the school’s dress code policy did the 8th grader appear to violate said policy. No where in the dress code policy did it prohibit gun images.
Unreal. This school and this foolish teacher would attempt to ruin a kids life by having him arrested over a shirt with the image of a gun on it. Liberalism and PC running wild. Who knew that a pro-Second Amendment shirt would result in an 8th graders First Amendment rights being trampled? So where is the ACLU coming to his aid to protect his civil rights?
WOWK-TV reported Jared Marcum saying he never thought there would be a problem with his pro-Second Amendment apparel.
“I never thought it would go this far because honestly I don’t see a problem with this. There shouldn’t be a problem with this,” Marcum told WOWK-TV.
Police confirmed that Marcum had been arrested and faced charges of obstruction and disturbing the education process after getting into an argument over the shirt with a teacher at Logan Middle School, which is south of Charleston.
How does all this lead to an arrest and an 8th grader being sent to jail? Seriously, how does a dress code issue wind up in a school calling the police and attempting to ruin a kids life? Is this how educators think they are providing our children with an education? Maybe the teachers and school administrators need to do a home work assignment of their own and read the US Constitution.
This family should sue this school district and the teacher who he got into the argument with individually.
UPDATE I: The families lawyer, Ben White, said that the T-shirt did not appear to violate any school policy. White said he also wants to get the criminal charges dropped. It was the school that created this incident by improperly interpreting their own dress code policy and then escalating it with calling the police.
Their lawyer, Ben White, said that the T-shirt did not appear to violate any school policy.
“I just don’t understand why this teacher reacted the way he did,” said White, who said he asked school officials to preserve surveillance video of the cafeteria.
White said he planned to meet Monday with Principal Ernestine Sutherland.
Florida Dad Furious After Finding His 4th Grade Son’s School Paper: “I Am Willing to Give Up Some of My Constitutional Rights … to Be Safer”
READING , WRITING and INDOCTRINATION …
These public schools just do not give up on brainwashing the children of America. Pay really close attentions parents, because the next child being indoctrinated might just be yours. Why do many liberal educators so hate the freedoms provided in the US Constitution? Maybe some one should have stood up and told the teacher that, “FREEDOM IS NEVER FREE”!
Aaron Harvey, a Florida dad who’s 4th grade son attends the Cedar Hills Elementary in Jacksonville is furious because of a writing assignment given to his son and rightfully so. As reports at Yahoo News, a local attorney came in to teach the students about the Bill of Rights. in January; however, after the attorney left, the fourth-grade teacher Cheryl Sabb dictated the following sentence to part of the class and had them copy it down … “I Am Willing to Give Up Some of My Constitutional Rights … to Be Safer”. Really, why would a teacher pick giving up individual’s rights provided in the ‘Bill of Rights’to be the lesson of the day? Can you say liberal indoctrination? The question that needs to be answered is why should any of “WE THE PEOPLE” have to give up any of our Constitutional rights to be safer? But of course a 4th grader would never respond in that manner, thus the reason why a teacher would attempt to indoctrinate them at that age. At some point it needs to be made a criminal offense for teachers to bring their politics into the classroom. That would put an end to this nonsense.
The words are written in crayon, in the haphazard bumpiness of a child’s scrawl.
“I am willing to give up some of my constitutional rights in order to be safer or more secure.”
They’re the words that Florida father Aaron Harvey was stunned to find his fourth-grade son had written, after a lesson in school about the Constitution.
Florida 4th Grader Brings Home Paper That Says, I Am Willing to Give Up Some of My Constitutional Rights in Order to Be Safer…
Aaron Harvey’s son wrote as part of a school lesson, “I am willing to give up some of my constitutional rights in order to be safer or more secure.” TheBlaze has redacted the child’s name.
Harvey’s son attends Cedar Hills Elementary in Jacksonville, Fla. Back in January, a local attorney came in to teach the students about the Bill of Rights. But after the attorney left, fourth-grade teacher Cheryl Sabb dictated the sentence to part of the class and had them copy it down, he said.
The following is rather telling. Kandra Albury, the spokesperson for Duvall County Public Schools stated that the Cedar Hills principal received many concerns by parents back in January when the lesson was first done and the district/principal was looking into it. The spokesperson made an underhanded reference that Harvey was not one of the concerned parents who complained. Here it is April, 3 months later, and the school district has still not explained themselves. Maybe they will now that they have been outed in the media as the furious father went directly to The Blaze rather than getting the run-around and the story buried by the district.
Kandra Albury, a spokeswoman for Duvall County Public Schools, which includes Cedar Hills, told TheBlaze she didn’t know what prompted Sabb to have students write the sentence.
She said the principal had fielded one parent’s concern about the lesson in January, but it wasn’t Harvey. She said Thursday the district and principal were “checking into” what had happened.
UPDATE I: Florida School District Responds to Child’s ‘Give Up Some of My Constitutional Rights’ Assignment: ‘A Review and Investigation Will Occur’.
The problem is not what the attorney taught in providing civics to the youth. At issue is the liberal teacher who wants children to start thinking about what rights they would give up to so-called be safer.
The lesson taught by the attorney was part of Justice Teaching, a program started by former Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice R. Fred Lewis that puts legal professionals in Florida schools to teach about the American legal system and the Constitution.
“The Justice Teaching activity on constitutional rights that was conducted at Cedar Hills Elementary School is consistent with our efforts to broaden civics-based education and develop critical thinking skills among our students,” Dr. Nikolai P. Vitti, superintendent of Duval County Public Schools, said in a statement to TheBlaze. “The lesson builds awareness of First Amendment rights through a partnership with an association of local attorneys. Our possible concern rests with a follow-up activity that may have been conducted after the lesson. A review and investigation will occur to determine the facts of that assignment.”
Posted April 14, 2013 by Scared Monkeys
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Public High School Assignment from Albany, New York … Convince the Nazi Teacher that Jews are Evil and Your Loyalty to the Third Reich (Update: Teacher Put on Leave)
OK, this one just gets one big WTF!!! Just when you thought you had heard it all when it comes to public school propaganda, comes the following disgusting and anti-Semitic home work assignment.
High School is supposed to be about challenging students and making them think, but I hardly believe that the following from an Albany high school is the intention of such critical thinking. As reported at the NY Times, students were given an alarming thought puzzle as home work to convince their teacher that Jews are evil? UNBELIEVABLE. Where does one even begin? Just how clueless, insensitive and ignorant could this teacher possibly be? How does one even given such an assignment if such thoughts were not in there mind? How does it even come to a teachers thought that students were supposed to prove they were loyal members of the Third Reich and convince their Nazi professor that Jews were evil and the source of all problems? The teacher’s assignment read as follows: “Please remember, your life (here in Nazi Germany in the 30′s) may depend on it!”
That question was posed to about 75 students on Monday by an unidentified 10th-grade English teacher as a “persuasive writing” exercise. The students were instructed to imagine that their teacher was a Nazi and to construct an argument that Jews were “the source of our problems” using historical propaganda and, of course, a traditional high school essay structure.
“Your essay must be five paragraphs long, with an introduction, three body paragraphs containing your strongest arguments, and a conclusion,” the assignment read. “You do not have a choice in your position: you must argue that Jews are evil, and use solid rationale from government propaganda to convince me of your loyalty to the Third Reich!”
Needless to say that once this inappropriate home work assignment was initially report by the Albany Times Union, the “Scheiße” his the fan. Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard, superintendent of Albany’s schools states,“Obviously, we have a severe lack of judgment and a horrible level of insensitivity.” That’s not the assignment that any school district, and certainly not mine, is going to tolerate.” However, even though the Albany Superintendent apologized for the assignment, Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard actually defended it by saying that it should have been worded differently. OH, HOW EXACTLY DO YOU REWORD ANTI-SEMITISM? However, it would have been ok if the students were to convince the liberal teacher that Republicans were evil.
The exercise was intended to challenge students to formulate a persuasive argument and was given to three classes, Albany Superintendent Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard said. She said the assignment should have been worded differently.
“I would apologize to our families,” she said. “I don’t believe there was malice or intent to cause any insensitivities to our families of Jewish faith.”
One-third of the students refused to complete the assignment, she said.
Vanden Wyngaard said the exercise reflects the type of writing expected of students under the new Common Core curriculum, the tough new academic standards that require more sophisticated writing. Such assignments attempt to connect English with history and social studies.
Pay real close attention to this one as you have not heard the last of it. Vanden Wyngaard stated that the exercise reflects the type of writing expected of students under the new Common Core curriculum. Be very, very afraid parents of Common Core curriculum. Educate yourselves as to the truth of what Common Core curriculum is all about.
Ann Althouse asks the more provocative and truly critical thinking question that should have been asked, “What if you had to argue that Wyngaard’s reaction is anti-education and anti-academic freedom and destructive of the very mental powers that, if developed, enable a citizenry to resist government propaganda of the kind the Nazis deployed?” She is 100% correct, real critical thinking and “persuasive writing” is trying to prove the opposite of what actually happened, not what actually did occur. Of course many of today’s public school educators are too ignorant to understand such things.
UPDATE I: New York school teacher who assigned “convince me your a Nazi and Jews are Evil” homework has been put on leave and could face other disciplinary action after the backlash and mountain of criticism of public disgust. Leave? They should be FIRED!!! One thing that is simply amazing in all of this is the district has not named the teacher, but described them as a veteran. Veteran what?
TCNJ Student Paige Aiello Missing in New Jersey Since 4/9/13, Update: Aiello’s Purse, Wallet & Phone Found on the George Washington Bridge
New clues found in the disappearance of 22 year old missing Paige Aiello, her purse, wallet and phone were found on the George Washington Bridge. Police are searching the waters near the GW.
22 year old TCNJ college student Paige Aiello has been missing since Tuesday, April 9, 2013 in New Jersey. The Hillsboro, NJ resident, Paige Aiello has an on-campus apartment at TCNJ; however, according to family members has been staying at home recently. Her father drove her to class Tuesday morning and also drove her home around 1 PM. This was the last time she has been seen. When her mother returned home at 2:45 PM, Paige was gone and had taken her mother’s 2006 grey Audi A4 without permission, according to the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office. The family reported her missing to Hillsborough police at 7:45 PM. The Audi A4 was found about 10: PM on Wednesday by the New Brunswick Police Department in the Gateway parking garage located on Somerset Street in New Brunswick, NJ. Paige Aiello was reported missing on Wednesday. At this time the police are saying they do not suspect foul play.
Now new and disturbing clues have been discovered in the disappearance of TCNJ student Paige Aiello. Her purse, including her car keys, wallet and cell phone were found on the south walkway of the upper level of the George Washington Bridge. This prompted police to search the waters of the Hudson River near the GW. So far they have found nothing. Could stress have lead to the unthinkable? Her sister has stated that “she’s [Paige] a perfectionist, she’s a very driven kid. The stress of classes and a recent breakdown had led Paige Aiello to spend more time at home, living there instead of her on-campus apartment.”
Paige Aiello’s purse containing her car keys and mobile phone were found on the south walkway of the upper level of the George Washington Bridge by a passer-by at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the prosecutor’s office said.
The Good Samaritan who found the purse called the Aiellos and a search was launched in the Hudson River near the bridge, prosecutors said. Port Authority Police Department was assisted in the search by Harbor Patrol, the U.S. Coast Guard, New York Police Department Patrol and Aviation Units, prosecutors said.
A Port Authority of NY/NJ spokesman said nothing was found in the water. An NYPD spokesman said today he did not believe the Harbor Patrol has returned to the area to resume the search.
Anyone with information on her disappearance is asked to call the Hillsborough Township Police Department at (908) 369-4323, the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office at (908) 575-3300, Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at (888) 577-TIPS(8477) or online at www.888577tips.org or www.scpo.net and click on either “Crime Stoppers” or “TIPS HOTLINE”.
Barack Obama’s Treasury Dept. Approved Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Trip to Cuba … Claims their Wedding Anniversary Vacation Was an Educational Exchange Trip
More transparency from the 1% President …
Barack Obama’s the 1% President’s Treasury Department approved Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s vacation to Cuba. Of course they did. It was educational of course. Of course it was. According to Reuters, a New York-based nonprofit, Academic Arrangements Abroad, organized the trip. , Reuters said. Beyoncé and Jay-Z went on their fifth wedding anniversary, and visited a dance group, a children’s theater company and an arts institute. I guess if Obama feels he can’t vacation in Cuba, he will send his peeps instead. No quid pro quo or cronyism here, its not like Beyoncé and Jay-Z have not done fund raisers for Obama. Oh wait, they have. What a joke, if you filed such a trip like this on your tax returns as a business trip, you would be getting a call from the IRS.
The late John Belushi provides his opinion on Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s approval for their anniversary tip to Cuba under the guise it was educational exchange
Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s recent controversial trip to Cuba was approved by the Treasury Department in advance of their travel, new documents show.
According to a letter obtained by CNN Tuesday, the Treasury Department wrote to two members of Congress who called for an investigation of the trip and explained the type of travel license obtained by the superstar couple.
“It is our understanding that the travelers in question traveled to Cuba pursuant to an educational exchange trip organized by a group authorized by OFAC [the Office of Foreign Assets Control] to sponsor and organize programs to promote people-to-people contact in Cuba,” the letter read.
It is obvious that Barack Obama just does not care and he makes no secret about it. Its good to be King Obama and even better to be one of his homies. If you are in with Obama, you don’t just get to stay in the Lincoln bedroom, provided tax payers money for failed green energy businesses or allwed in the White House to party while “We the People” are no allowed tours … you get to go to Cuba for your wedding anniversary under the guise of an educational exchange trip.
Republican Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida took issue with the trip, and over the weekend asked the U.S. Treasury to investigate.
After receiving the Treasury’s response Tuesday, Ros-Lehtinen was not satisfied.
“If the tourist activities undertaken by Beyoncé and Jay-Z in Cuba are classified as an educational exchange trip, then it is clear that the Obama Administration is not serious about denying the Castro regime an economic lifeline that US tourism will extend to it,” she said in a statement.
“That was a wedding anniversary vacation that was not even disguised as a cultural program. As more human rights activists engage in hunger strikes, I don’t think they will see any evidence of how this scam endeavor will help them become independent of the regime.”
Posted April 10, 2013 by Scared Monkeys
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We Need an IQ Test for Politicians … Don’t Forget Back Ground Checks, How About Lie Detector Tests as Well?
Instapundit wants IQ Test for politicians … sounds like a good start; however, I say they take a lie detector test as well!!!
Glenn Harlan Reynolds, better known to the blogosphere as the Instapundit, writes in the NY Post … I think that what we really need are IQ tests for political officeholders. Amen Brother! Reynold’s points to the recent incompetence and complete ignorance of the facts from Diana DeGette (D-CO), who supports a ban on full-capacity magazines without understanding what a magazine actually is. It appears that Ed Driscoll has a perfect example of exactly what Glenn was talking about, courtesy of a tweet from Donna Brazile. I would go one further when it comes to politicians, well maybe two further. Instead of demanding their tax returns, I would rather they have an extensive background check like they wish to put perspective gun buyers through and how about a lie detector test as well!
While politicians talk about expanding background checks for gun owners, I’m starting to think that what we really need are IQ tests for political officeholders. The only problem is, that might leave us with a lot of vacancies in Congress and America’s statehouses.
The debacle over New York’s rushed-through gun bill is one example of what happens when enthusiasm meets stupid. But another is to be found in Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.), who supports a ban on full-capacity magazines without understanding what a magazine actually is.
Last week, DeGette justified her position this way: “I will tell you these are ammunition, they’re bullets, so the people who have those now they’re going to shoot them, so if you ban them in the future, the number of these high capacity magazines is going to decrease dramatically over time because the bullets will have been shot and there won’t be any more available.” Um, ah . . . no. Completely wrong, in fact.
To make things simple enough that even a member of Congress can understand, it’s like this: Magazines aren’t “bullets.” They’re, basically, metal boxes with springs. You fill them up with bullets, and put them in a gun. When the gun fires the bullet on top, the spring pushes a new one up so that it can load into the chamber. When you fire all the bullets, you pop out the box-with-spring and replace it with another.
They should be made to take the American Civic Literary Test.
Kenilworth Junior High School in Petaluma, CA Bans ‘Too Tight’ Pants for Girls Because it Distracts Boys
OK, more insanity from California … Is this a double standard, wrong message, or both?
The Kenilworth Junior High School in Petaluma, California has made a change in their dress code and has banned “too tight” pants for girls. The school administrator claims that it is too distracting for the boys. WOW, talk about your war on
woman school girl and one-sided dress code. Let me first start by saying that all parents might want to check out what their kids are wearing before they head off to school. That being said, how is it that they are now passing such a dress code change this far into a school year? Two, the school is banning “to tight” pants on girls because it is distracting to boys, really? One has to wonder how they are not teaching the boys to be a bit more respectful of girls, no matter what they are wearing. It is almost as if the school is perpetuating the notion that the girl is asking for it because of what she is wearing. Some parents stated that it sends the wrong message to the young girls. Ya think?
A controversy at a Petaluma junior high school over a new dress code restriction on the kinds of pants girls can wear has upset students and parents.
At Kenilworth Junior High in Petaluma, a school administrator pulled all the girls aside Thursday afternoon and told them they couldn’t wear pants that were “too tight” because it distracts the boys.
Instead of heading to their last class Thursday, all the female students reported to the multi-use room and when they found out what it was about there was quite an uproar.
“It takes away like half of my clothes because I have a lot of yoga pants and leggings, so everyone’s kind of like mad about it,” said Makenna Mattei, a student.
“We didn’t think it was fair how we have all these restrictions on our clothing while boys didn’t have to sit through it at all,” said Brittany Kruljack, another student.
What exactly is the definition of “too tight”? Who exactly will be the arbitrator of such a rule? How exactly is such a rule written? Hello adults, have you seen the fashions that exist for young girls today? All of them pretty much out there to fit a girl’s body, otherwise they are called sweat pants. Maybe the school administrators would prefer the girls wear burkas?
Just curious, what happens when the boys wear “too tight” pants? What about the transgender students?
One last comment, speaking from the male perspective … why is there such an issue now for boys that they cannot control themselves, haven’t girls been a distraction to boys since Adam and Eve? Just saying.