Stephanie Hughes: Girl sent home from school for having an expos - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Stephanie Hughes: Girl sent home from school for having an exposed collarbone

PICTURE BY WLEX VIA CNN WIRE PICTURE BY WLEX VIA CNN WIRE
  • Fox 29 Daily HeadlinesMore>>

  • Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling

    Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:31:41 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-07-19 05:22:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsink...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsink...

    Rebuked as never before by his own party, including a stern pushback from usually reserved Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the U.S. president sought to end 27 hours of recrimination by delivering a rare admission of error.

    More >>

    Rebuked as never before by his own party, including a stern pushback from usually reserved Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the U.S. president sought to end 27 hours of recrimination by delivering a rare admission of error.

    More >>
  • Marriott hotels eliminating plastic straws by 2019

    Marriott hotels eliminating plastic straws by 2019

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:25:22 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:47:09 GMT
    The world's largest hotel company said the move will eliminate approximately 1 billion straws and 250 million stirrers by July 2019. (Source: Pixabay, File)The world's largest hotel company said the move will eliminate approximately 1 billion straws and 250 million stirrers by July 2019. (Source: Pixabay, File)

    The world's largest hotel company said the move will eliminate approximately 1 billion straws and 250 million stirrers by July 2019.

    More >>

    The world's largest hotel company said the move will eliminate approximately 1 billion straws and 250 million stirrers by July 2019.

    More >>
  • Amazon's Prime Day runs into early snags

    Amazon's Prime Day runs into early snags

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:25:22 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:41:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, Myrtice Harris applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, Myrtice Harris applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than...

    This year's sales event, which starts Monday afternoon, will be six hours longer than last year's and will launch new products.

    More >>

    This year's sales event, which starts Monday afternoon, will be six hours longer than last year's and will launch new products.

    More >>

VERSAILLES, Ky. - (WLEX/CNN) - A meeting at a high school in Kentucky Monday evening discussed if a decade-old dress code should be changed after pictures of a student showing her collarbone went viral.

Maggie Sunseri, a student at Woodford County High, made a documentary about the subject where girls discussed their experience with the dress code.

"I've been caught for dress code once but I've been sent down to the office twice," said one student.

"I've been caught twice," said another student.

"I've always been pretty careful about it so I've only been caught once," said student.

The subject got national attention when Stephanie Hughes' mother took pictures of her daughter and posted them on Facebook asking if her outfit was inappropriate.

Her daughter's outfit shows her collarbone, something that violates the current school policy.

"This needs to actually change," Sunseri said. "Not just be an issue but actually change."

"I disagree with the current dress code," said mother Stacie Dunn.

Although other parents don't see a problem with the dress code, they say there's always room for change.

"I think it's fair," said Dani Bradley, mother. "I didn't have any trouble shopping for my daughter's clothes for school."

On Monday night's meeting, faculty explained  they came up with the policy to address fashion concerns that came up a decade ago or the alternative would've uniforms.

"Ten years ago those of us that were on the council championed the student's side of things," said a faculty member.

The creator of the documentary proposed an amended dress code that allows crew-neck shirts, wide-strapped tank tops and fingertip-length skirts.

While students, staff and parents all agree on updating the dress code, they hope to move forward and focus on the academic and athletic programs the district is known for.

"One of the reason's we moved to Woodford County is because of the school system," Dunn said.

Faculty say a committee will be taking suggestions for a new dress code.

They will meet again Sept. 21 and if they decide on a new dress code it won't be implemented until January.

Courtesy: CNN Newsource

Powered by Frankly

1100 Banyan Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 Raycom Media. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.