Catholic school uniforms: the thigh’s the limit

A staple of the Catholic school girl’s uniform is beginning to disappear.  

Check this out, from Canada: 

Kilts are falling out of fashion with Catholic high schools in Windsor-Essex.

The Windsor Essex Catholic District School board said it’s moving away with the kilt because girls are rolling them up too high.

In recent years, several schools have switched to the skort, a skirt with shorts underneath.

Only Assumption and Brennan high schools, the board’s two oldest schools, still allow kilts. The board sets general guidelines, but the final decision is ultimately up to each school, which receives input from parents’ committees.

JoAnne Shea, superintendent of education, said there was “much discussion” about the move away from kilts.

Shea says girls were rolling waistbands down and hiking kilts up in an effort to shorten their overall length.

“Even when we moved to the skort, the waistbands were being adjusted again. You cannot do that,” Shea said.

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