Friday, August 1, 2014
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Two Minutes Late? Locked Out

Boy, here's a lesson for you: Don't ever be late for Germantown High's graduation or you'll get locked out. Even if you're two minutes late.

Two Minutes Late? Locked Out

Boy, here's a lesson for you: Don't ever  be late for Germantown High's graduation or you'll get locked out. Even if you're two minutes late.

Talk about a grace period.

That's what hundreds of angry parents who attended the 10 a.m. commencement exercises at Germantown High discovered last week. Many arrived at 10:02 or later, but by then doors were locked, and many missed the pomp-and-circumstance march down the aisle by their grads.

To read coverage of the story by the Mt. Airy Patch, including the school district's lame reasoning for the locked-door policy, click here.

To see video, click here.

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