25 Weird School Rules You Won’t Believe Exist

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

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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

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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

Pepsi_logo_2014.svgSource: http://www.nytimes.com, Image: https://commons.wikimedia.org (public domain)

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

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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

Group of FiveSource: http://www.huffingtonpost.com

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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