Suburban Teenager’S Shoulder-Baring Senior Picture Reignites Get Dressed Code Debate

Upset with the decision, Goble started a petition on Change.org calling on the school to change its dress code.
× Suburban teen’s shoulder-baring senior photo reignites dress code debatePARK RIDGE, Ill. – After a 17-year-old girl from the northwest suburbs was told she had to retake her senior yearbook photo because of her attire, an online backlash reignited the debate over what’s appropriate for students to wear.
According to the petition, the dress code says students have to wear clothing that “covers them from shoulder to approximately mid-thigh,” and that halter tops or strapless items are not allowed.
Goble said in an update on Change.org that the principal also told her he was planning to organize a group of students to update the high school’s dress code.
Grace Goble wore a yellow off-the-shoulder sweater for her senior portrait, but she says she had to re-take the photo because she was told her clothing went against the dress code at her school, Maine South High School in Park Ridge.

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