High School Graduation Dress Code Warns Girls Not to Look Like 'Sausage Rolls'

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We've seen a number of ridiculous school dress code policies and enforcement, from prom dresses found to be inappropriate to the shaming tactic one school used. Here's another one we're shaking our heads at – this time, it's a school's graduation dress code guidelines and they couldn't be more offensive.

Students at Biglerville High School in Pennsylvania received a letter for the school's graduation ceremony dress code with some interesting language describing what was appropriate for senior girls to wear.

The "Ladies" section outlined clothing that should provide adequate coverage, but the way it was worded was completely ridiculous. The letter noted: "No bellies showing, keep 'the girls' covered and supported. Make sure that nothing is so small that all your bits and pieces are hanging out."


It didn't end there, as the letter instructed: "Please remember as you select an outfit...that we don't want to be looking at 'sausage rolls'...As you get dressed remember that you can't put 10 pounds of mud in a five-pound sack."

We're guessing someone was trying to be funny when they wrote the dress code guidelines, but it ended up coming off really offensive, with students and parents speaking out.

Senior Brianna Burtop told ABC 27: "You're supposed to feel safe and comfortable [at school]. For a letter like that to come from the administration is really appalling."

The school administration did release a statement to apologize for the letter: "The administration acknowledges that some individuals have found certain language in the document to be inappropriate or in poor taste...the document was drafted years ago, and the author of the document has since retired."

This letter has been kicking around for years and no one noticed it said all that?

Brianna noted that she would like "the paper changed and for them to apologize to these girls because as 18-year-olds we're all insecure and impressionable."

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