Saturday detention at Langley H.S.
“The Breakfast Club” it’s not.
While the influential 1985 movie told a story about a bunch of kids who talk and bond during detention, Langley’s detention on Saturday’s is a quiet, solitary affair.
“Students don’t dance around to music and attempt to break out. No sleeping, no talking, no hall privileges, no tardiness--Saturday school is serious business.”
How does someone wind up doing detention on Saturday? Cutting class. Leaving the school grounds. Failing to show up for detentions after school.
The story notes that not all schools have Saturday school, in at least one case because there is no one to staff it.
Read the story to find out what happens if a student breaks a rule on Saturday school, and more.
Then write in the comments below, or to me at firstname.lastname@example.org about what your school or your child’s school does around detentions. What sends a student to detention and what happens there?
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| January 14, 2010; 6:30 AM ET
Categories: Fairfax County Public Schools, Student Life | Tags: detention
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