Weatherford students were accused of dress code violations Friday after paying tribute to a classmate who passed away last year.
Dallas, Texas (WiredPRNews.com) – Students in a Weatherford high school were accused of violating the school’s dress code during an attempt to honor a classmate who died in a car wreck last year. As reported by CBS 11 News, a group of students who wore purple shirts and pink hair at school Friday as part of the tribute were threatened with in-school suspension if they did not wash the pink color out of their hair.
Senior Jaclyn Stephens is quoted in the report as stating of the school’s response to their actions, “It was kind of a shock that they would make us take it out.”
Derik Moore, Weatherford ISD’s director of communications, is further quoted in the report as stating of the matter, “The district and the campus did not really have a problem with the intentions of the students… they were in violation of their dress code.”
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