For the most part, school rules make sense and help keep students safe. They can even be fun traditions. But every once in a while, schools come up with some weird rules, and the results can lead to very unhappy students and parents. Here are 25 Weird School Rules You Won’t Believe Exist.
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School banned exposed shoulders
Some schools will go to any length to make sure their students are paying attention. Apparently bare shoulders can cause students to lose focus. According to a Redditor, exposed shoulders were banned at their school.
German first graders given a cone of toys
Called a “Schultüte,” there’s a longstanding tradition of giving German first graders a cone of toys as they enter the first grade. It symbolizes a change of status in life.
Pepsi t-shirt banned at school
If your school has a “Coke Day,” it’s probably wise not to wear their competitor’s t-shirts. But that’s what Michael Cameron did anyway, wearing a Pepsi t-shirt when Coca-Cola executives came to his school for a contest to win $10,000 dollars. Even though the executives weren’t offended by it, the principal suspended Mr. Cameron anyway.
Massachusetts school banned bake sales
In an effort to curb childhood obesity, Massachusetts schools banned bake sales. However, a massive outcry followed, saying they were being “food police.”
School banned groups of five
All bad things happen in groups of five, or so this school thought when it decided to ban students gathering together in groups of five or greater.
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