Last week, when the Cannon County Board of Education (Woodbury, Tennessee) held its monthly board meeting, nothing very eventful happened until the board members discussed next year’s school calendar.
This is normally a quick, breezy process. Just approve it and move on.
But one of the board members was offended by what he saw on the proposed schedule:
“What is the possibility of calling Winter Break Christmas Break instead?” [Chris] Blackburn asked.
“I am frankly tired of being pushed around by people that want to take Christ and God and Christmas and everything out of the school system,” Blackburn said. “They want to take prayer out of school and they want to take it out before ballgames. I am in favor of this calendar as long as we call it Christmas break.”
What the hell…?