The seasons are changing and leaves are falling from the tree, which means winter is approaching. At Garner Middle School there is a policy about the colors of jackets you wear, which means they have to be white, navy blue, or royal blue.
However, many students don’t understand why we can’t wear jackets of our choice. Elizabeth Richardson (8) says, “I don’t know why we can’t wear any color we want, I mean I don’t think that colors would offend anyone, so I don’t think it’s fair.”
Why do you think we can’t wear differently colored jackets? When asked that, Ms. Rocheleau replied, “If students wear opposing school colors it can make our campus look as though it’s not supportive of our own students and school.” Students think teachers shouldn’t care what color our jackets are, it should only matter if we are warm, because its gets surprisingly cold down here and many colorful jackets are warm because of the material it’s made of. Also a problem, if a student gets sick from the cold, it affects attendence as well. Regardless of the admin making exceptions on very cold days, it can still affect you.
Sometimes it’s really hard trying to find solid colored jackets, because alot of stores only carry multicolored jackets. So warmth should matter more than colors.