HOUSTON's Memorial HS Students spark Outrage With "Thug Day"

First and foremost, this was not Memorial High School's "approved" Spirit Day.

It was taken upon by a group of students themselves to take 'Jersey Day' a bit far by donning cornrows and baggy pants along with it.

Spring Branch ISD issued this statement:

"Memorial High School has a longstanding tradition for its rising juniors to have special dress days during the week before finals to celebrate the fact that this student class will soon be seniors," according to the statement. "...On Tuesday, some rising juniors wore inappropriate dress and body/hair decorations as part of an alternative, unapproved response to the theme day. As a shared expectation about the theme was clearly violated, MHS has cancelled all remaining dress theme days for the remainder of this week."

"While the majority of rising juniors followed the approved dress theme on Tuesday, any instance of an inappropriate or offensive dress violation will not be tolerated. Students found to be in violation of the Student Code of Conduct and dress code will be given a consequence. MHS is focused today on preparing all students for finals and ending the school year well."



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