Valuable Lesson Learned at Washington High School

July 2005

After learning that students at the Todd Beamer High School in Federal Way, Washington, had swallowed goldfish during a pep rally, we wrote to the superintendent of schools who subsequently agreed that such displays are unacceptable and instructed his staff to tell all school principals that this type of activity is never appropriate and should never occur in district schools.

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