Toilet paper does not belong on ceilings, pupils told

2016-01-13 14:41
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Cape Town - Toilet paper is not for decorating ceilings. This was one of the rules Cape Town Grade 1 and Grade R pupils were given at the start of their school careers on Wednesday.

The standard pearls of wisdom dispensed to newcomers, like "respect your teachers", "play hard and work hard", and "get to school on time" were nothing like the rules Vuyokazi Vinqi, principal of the Intshinga Primary School in Gugulethu, laid down.

- The toilet seat is not for standing on, or playing with. Sit, do your business, and go. 

- Use toilet paper, not the walls, to wipe once you have done your business. 

- Hairstyles sported by soccer player Teko Modise are not for the classroom. Christmas hairstyles, including mohawks, should be dealt with before pupils start the term. 

- No blond, red, blue, fluffy or upstyled braids allowed, ever.

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