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02-12-10, 07:04 PM #1
School bans Valentine's Day cards - report
- School bans Valentines Day cards
- Say kids are too immature
- Kids believe bans are ridiculous
A BRITISH school has banned its pupils from sending cards on Valentine's Day, saying the youngsters are not mature enough for romance.
Ashcombe Primary School in England- which teaches students aged four to 11 - has threatened to confiscate any cards found on the premises in Somerset, southwest England, said the Times.
"Some children and parents encourage a lot of talk about boyfriends and girlfriends,'' wrote head teacher Peter Turner in a monthly newsletter.
"We believe that such ideas should wait until children are mature enough emotionally and socially to understand the commitment involved in having or being a boyfriend and girlfriend,'' he said in the letter to parents.
But the head teacher of the school, which has 419 pupils, came under fire for the Valentine card crackdown.
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02-12-10, 07:05 PM #2
It's just a ploy to conserve paper!
02-13-10, 01:02 AM #3
if they give eachother cards'Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a
delusional, illogical liberal minority, and rabidly
promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which
holds forth the proposition that it is entirely
possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'
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02-13-10, 01:26 AM #4
Hallmark is quite upset. Florists are considering a lawsuit. The manfacturer of the candy hearts claims bankrupty."When a crime is committed, liberals blame society. Conservatives blame the criminal." -Debra Saunders
Old Scottish Motto- "nemo me impune laccessit". It still holds true today.
02-13-10, 02:16 AM #5
That school's headmaster needs to get a life.
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