Thursday, April 4, 2013
Students at one California high school have challenged a policy that barred 40 teens from a school dance for outfits deemed "too tight."
With prom season almost here, a California high school has earned attention for its dress code. Students in Orange County, CA, have called Capistrano Valley High's policies a "repressed code," after 40 girls were subjected to wardrobe inspections before being admitted to a recent dance. "There were these girls who have beautiful bodies, who are happy with their bodies—to have the principal ask what part of your body isn't the dress tight on, he makes me feel insecure," said senior Lindsay Kamikawa, editor of the school newspaper, who was among the girls prohibited from entering the dance. "I think that my principal has the best intentions when he was enforcing the dress code. I think that perhaps he didn't consider the position of a …
Friday, May 25, 2012
We have plenty of room on the website for your prom pictures!
1. Always a charmer, the Westborough High School junior class prom took place on Friday, May 18. Readers shared photos of the event, and Westborough Patch welcomes you to add yours to the collection. Use the photo link that reads “add photos or video” or you can email your pics to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll add them for you! 2. Starbucks is closing? Say it ain’t so! Well, it ain’t so. But it is temporarily closed for renovations. Blogger Gary Kelley, The Restaurant Guy, stopped by to chat with the manager and he shares insight on the redesign. 3. American Idol came to Westborough! Ice skating students at North Star Youth Forum performed their annual show to the theme of American Idol. Susan Smith was there and shares this story and …
Saturday, February 4, 2012
St. Stephen's Church is preparing to show a little love this Valentine's Day.
- VALENTINE'S DAY GUIDE
- MaryJo Kurtz
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events, reminders and odd little ditties to help you organize your day. 1. Parishioners at St. Stephen’s Church are preparing for Valentine’s Day. Each year, Valentine’s care packages are created and stuffed with goodies to deliver to members of the congregation who are in college, in nursing homes or are sick. The packages and boxes are filled with hand-made Valentine cards, cookies and candy. 2. The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security is hosting the fifth annual Dance Don’t Chance prom and graduation safe driving video contest. To participate in the contest, students must write and produce a 60-second video to promote safe…