Spirit Week, a fun event for high school students that allows teens to get creative with costumes and sport their school pride, was shaken up when a North Virginia teen showed up as a slave for “Throwback Thursday.”
A Heritage High student wore the costume with fake blood smeared on the back of his shirt. The tag, “Property of Heritage High,” was also written on the bottom of the white tunic.
The teen was seen carrying a bag of cotton balls and leaving a trail of them in the school halls. School administrators didn’t see the teen breaking any rules and believed he was actively expressing free speech. According to NBC Washington:
A school spokesman said Heritage High administrators greeted the student at the door last Thursday morning.
“They said, ‘Look, you are really pushing the boundaries here. This is a tasteless costume. It’s not disrupting the boundaries per…
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