A Florida school girl was just informed that the t-shirt she was wearing was too salacious for public display - despite its message of abstinence.
15-year-old Summer Schreiner of Clearlake Middle School in the coastal city of Cocoa was told that her shirt reading "Don't drink and park...accidents cause kids" was too sexually suggestive - even if it was suggesting that one not
have sex - to be worn on campus. No matter, too, that it's a shirt worn by teenagers who've pledged to remain abstinent until marriage. Schreiner was given a replacement shirt by the school that proclaimed instead, "Tomorrow I will dress for success."
It's a bit rich, claims Schreiner's mother, considering her daughter's intention to be as successful as she can be by staying out of (that kind of) trouble.
"That is what upsets her more," stated Angela Hogan, Schreiner's mom. "It was really humiliating for her, because she came
dressed for success."
But school administrators are standing by their decision.
"This is not a situation of whether or not the district agrees or disagrees with sexual abstinence among teenagers," said Michele Irwin, a spokeswoman for the school district. "It's about the fact there is sexual innuendo on the shirt; we believe it violated our dress code policy."