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School principal bans Christmas and Thanksgiving

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by ConcreteJungle, Dec 21, 2015.

  1. ConcreteJungle

    ConcreteJungle Eugene Well-Known Member

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  2. B5Ben

    B5Ben Boise Well-Known Member

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    Just sad. Most schools are this way now, just no announcements about it.
     
  3. x2ndxall

    x2ndxall WA Silver Supporter Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    The sad thing is, this garbage no longer comes as a surprise.
     
  4. Chee-to

    Chee-to Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Brooklyn school allows Santa Claus decorations to return after principal caused outrage by trying to ban Jolly Old St Nick
    • Principal Eujin Jaela Kim, 33, of PS 169 in Brooklyn had outlawed angels, Santa and stars in decorations so as to be 'sensitive to diversity'
    • New York City Department of Education prohibits displays that 'depict images of deities, religious figures or religious texts'
    • Santa Claus has been designated an 'religious figure' by staff in the primary school, though education officials said he is secular and allowed
    • PS 169 will also reinstate school-wide Pledge of Allegiance after complaints that the practice disappeared when Kim became principal
     
  5. v0lcom13sn0w

    v0lcom13sn0w Keizer, or Well-Known Member

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    sounds like that pricipals salary should be adjusted for thanksgiving break and christmas break. why should she get paid for time off when the holidays mean nothing to her??

    some peoples kids i'll tell ya...
     
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  6. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    That's why I home schooled among so many other reasons....

    Sept I didn't get paid 10k a year per kid like our schools here get from the tax pool.