Tuesday, December 11, 2007


Sister Kathy Avery of Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, will not allow cursing on the playground of St. Clare of Montefalco Catholic School. Just in case the 5th through 8th graders didn't know exactly what she meant, she read them a list of banned words.

Some parents who heard her were shocked, but some applauded. Let me add my applause to theirs. How I longed for my daughter's Catholic school to issue such a ban back in the eighties when I was playground monitor. I tried to get the kids to clean up the language, but without official backing, I didn't get very far.

Read the story here.

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