Back in October, Galesburg High School principal Roy Van Meter imposed a rule that prohibited students from carrying purses in an effort to ban weapons, drugs, and cell phones. “Things like people texting in purses — in class or inappropriate items coming into class and so it wasn’t a single incident, it wasn’t even two or three, it was a combination of all those,” Van Meter explained to WQAD8 when the ban was first implemented. The school also prohibits students from bringing backpacks or book bags into the classroom.
However, on April 1, a 17-year-old student (whose name was not disclosed) brought a purple, gold-studded clutch to school for good reason. “She carries her personal feminine napkins in it, hand sanitizing lotion and wipes during her monthly cycle,” theRead More »from Teen Disciplined For Carrying Purse Filled With Feminine Products