Jorge Jimenez

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Piercings ban student’s husband out of school dances.

By |2016-01-14T16:16:50-04:00November 18th, 2008|Blog|

Hubbard High School in Ohio is currently banning Casey Engstrom,19, from escorting his 17-year-old wife, Brittany, to any dances her senior year. The reason? Well apparently Hubbard High has a strict dress code policy against all forms of facial jewelry. Casey offered to remove the jewelery but Superintendent Richard Buchenic said that Casey will not be allowed to attend for [...]

Banned Books Week

By |2019-03-07T21:51:59-04:00October 2nd, 2008|Blog|

In keeping with the theme of banned books. I've selected I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou written shortly after the Civil Rights era and was inspired the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It was nominated for a National Book Award in 1970 and remained on The New York Times paperback bestseller list for two [...]

Banned Book Thursday!!

By |2019-03-12T18:33:22-04:00October 2nd, 2008|Blog|

This week's banned book is the 2004 novel ttyl (talk to you later) by Lauren Myracle. This is the first novel ever written as instant messenger style conversations between three fictional characters. ttyl was New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and Book Sense bestseller, and has had two sequels, ttfn and l8r, g8r. The book follows the friendship of [...]