High school sucks sometimes. Prime example: boy finds date, boy goes to the big dance, and boy probably returns home at a reasonable hour. What happens? Boy gets suspended.
The lothario in question, 17-year-old Tyler Frost, goes to a fundamentalist Baptist high school in Findlay, Ohio; he had to get permission from his own school to go to a dance at another school, which is where his girlfriend went. Even after he got permission from his own high school, the crotchety, brimstone shitting principal of Heritage Christian decided to still make an issue out of Frost's date. "England acknowledged signing the form but warned Frost there would be consequences if he attended the dance. England then took the issue to a school committee made up of church members, who decided to threaten Frost with suspension."
Principal England also noted the following:
"In life, we constantly make decisions whether we are going to please self or please God. (Frost) chose one path, and the school committee chose the other."
Yeah. This kid went to his girlfriend's dance, and now he's Forsaken (or something). In the section on pop culture, the school's handbook definitely reads: "[rock is] part of the counterculture which seeks to implant seeds of rebellion in young people's hearts and minds." This could actually be true; when my 17 year-old cousin listens to Death Cab for Cutie, all she wants to do is get read the Riot Act. Actually, she just wants to go to sleep. She's 17. She loves sleeping. Anyway, Tyler Frost is probably gonna get suspended and have to go to summer school, and he'll be prevented from dancing, and thus, rising up against something. Findlay, Ohio will live to see another day. And because it's Sunday: