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#School

A Dublin school's early morning Maniac 2000 rave is going viral on Facebook

Side to side like you just don’t care.

From TheJournal.ie Girls banned from wearing coloured bras at school as they 'distract boys' Manchester

Girls banned from wearing coloured bras at school as they 'distract boys'

Students have claimed teachers also patrol corridors with wet wipes to make sure girls don’t wear make-up.

From TheJournal.ie Take a walk around the haunting ruins of this old Irish school In Ruins

Take a walk around the haunting ruins of this old Irish school

This find, in the south of the country, is probably our favourite so far.

From TheJournal.ie Email threat to LA schools mentioned explosive devices and assault rifles Shut Down

Email threat to LA schools mentioned explosive devices and assault rifles

A ‘specific but non-credible’ threat was also made to schools in New York.

From TheJournal.ie I chose to put my four children through private secondary school, here's why Opinion

I chose to put my four children through private secondary school, here's why

There may be an air of ambition that one hopes will be contagious. If the friends all have high hopes, ours probably will too.

From TheJournal.ie 'As a gay teacher I felt I had to switch my partner from a 'he' to a 'she', I felt ashamed' Opinion

'As a gay teacher I felt I had to switch my partner from a 'he' to a 'she', I felt ashamed'

The posters on the wall said “It’s ok to be different” but LGBT teachers working in denominational schools felt the opposite, writes Niall Callan.

A teacher came across this girl's hilarious note to a cheating lad

“You’re a player and nothing more!”

From TheJournal.ie Girl sent home from school for wearing fluffy socks Swindon

Girl sent home from school for wearing fluffy socks

‘They don’t learn with their feet, they learn with their heads.’

From The42 Paul O'Connell dropped in on this Galway school for a class Christmas surprise Snow Day
From TheJournal.ie Peter Mathews was thrown out of the Dáil and given an unusual punishment earlier Rowdy This post contains videos

Peter Mathews was thrown out of the Dáil and given an unusual punishment earlier

The independent TD’s refusal to stop talking landed him in trouble today.

From TheJournal.ie A pirate queen is teaching Irish kids about equality Granuaile

A pirate queen is teaching Irish kids about equality

Ballymun schools are learning all about Grainne O’Malley.

From TheJournal.ie Would you baptise your child to get them into a school? Poll This post contains a poll

Would you baptise your child to get them into a school?

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan has said that she is not comfortable with the concept.

From TheJournal.ie Bus Éireann will no longer take kids to school during severe weather School's Out

Bus Éireann will no longer take kids to school during severe weather

One TD believes that the plans could put kids’ lives in danger.

From TheJournal.ie Bailey Gwynne, 16, dies in stabbing at Aberdeen school Aberdeen

Bailey Gwynne, 16, dies in stabbing at Aberdeen school

A male suspect, believed to be a fellow pupil, has been detained following the incident at the Cults Academy secondary school at about 1.30pm.

From TheJournal.ie Video shows officer flipping school student out of her seat South Carolina

Video shows officer flipping school student out of her seat

The officer has been placed on leave.

9 things the Irish education system lied to us about

*shakes head in disgust*

This couple ended up getting married after they were tagged in an old school photo on Facebook

Sometimes, being tagged in a morto old photo is a good thing.

From TheJournal.ie This is how a Texas school explained why a boy was arrested for making a clock Texas

This is how a Texas school explained why a boy was arrested for making a clock

The school used the opportunity to remind parents that their children shouldn’t bring ‘prohibited items’ to school.

The Debs: Expectation v Reality

The night won’t be all it’s built up to be…

From TheJournal.ie How today's kids spend their time in school vs kids back in the day Simpler Times

How today's kids spend their time in school vs kids back in the day

The kids are back to school – how much has changed since their parents and grandparents were there?

From TheJournal.ie Family pay tribute to "lovable and popular" Millen (15) after his sudden death Wicklow
From TheJournal.ie Lily-Mae starts first class after battling cancer Tiny Dancer

Lily-Mae starts first class after battling cancer

“It’s just unbelievable how far she has come.”

17 milestones in every Irish primary school career

So many school tours, so little time.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: What are the best school days of your life? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What are the best school days of your life?

Ah, to be starting it all over again.

From TheJournal.ie 'My four year old is ready to start school, but am I?' Opinion

'My four year old is ready to start school, but am I?'

Claire Micks writes about her memories of her first days of school and how she now feels about her daughter starting ‘Big School’.

From TheJournal.ie Teacher who was late for school 111 times has the best* excuse Tardiness
From TheJournal.ie They grow up so fast: It's the first day of school for Ireland’s infants Big School This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents Gayby Baby

Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents

“During school hours we expect them to be doing maths and English and curriculum matters.”

From TheJournal.ie Teacher talks down 14-year-old who held classmates at gunpoint West Virginia

Teacher talks down 14-year-old who held classmates at gunpoint

“We all held hands and said a prayer.”

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to three friends killed in weekend crash RIP

Tributes paid to three friends killed in weekend crash

The three young men had met in Queens University and were returning home after leaving off belongings at new accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie Chile to deport paedophile Irish priest convicted of abusing young girl Clerical Abuse

Chile to deport paedophile Irish priest convicted of abusing young girl

The priest repeatedly molested the girl from the time she was five.

From TheJournal.ie The 'Senior Salute' at this posh prep school will be central to rape trial Sexual Scoring

The 'Senior Salute' at this posh prep school will be central to rape trial

St Paul’s has issued a statement to say allegations are not proven facts.

From TheJournal.ie This Dingle whiskey distillery is selling vodka and gin to help fund the business Whiskey Business

This Dingle whiskey distillery is selling vodka and gin to help fund the business

You have to play the long game if you want to get into the whiskey business, which is why the Dingle Whiskey Distillery is thinking outside the box.

From TheJournal.ie Online backlash forces private school to withdraw JobBridge ads Teachers

Online backlash forces private school to withdraw JobBridge ads

The headmaster said he was not attempting to fill vacancies and was not as familiar with the debates around the scheme as he should have been.

From TheJournal.ie "The price of sending kids back to school is ridiculous" - parents want school crests taken off uniforms Uniform Thinking

"The price of sending kids back to school is ridiculous" - parents want school crests taken off uniforms

Sending children to school is getting more and more expensive.