De Soto Middle School Student Causes Controversy Over T-Shirt
De Soto Middle School student Dawn Henderson drew some unwanted attention over a t-shirt she wore to school.
Henderson, eighth grade, earned the privilege to dress casually to school. The middle school requires students to wear uniforms. Henderson sported a t-shirt with the text ?Some kids are gay and that?s o-k.? She covered the shirt with a zip-up and once word reached, teachers she was told by the principal she needed to change the shirt immediately.
Henderson believes in her right to express her individuality and she adds she does not care much for what people think.
However, according to Henderson, the principal had a different point of view.
"He basically told me he thought it was a distraction...My opinion is any shirt can be distracting."
Dawns mother, Emily Wooters, thinks the school may of gone a bit too far.
"And with the schools now and how they have to wear their uniforms, [students] need to express their individuality."
No punishment has been implemented but Emily says they will more than likely remove her from the De Soto Middle School and take her to Haughton where Emily resides.
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