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Lgpaintedgirls (Photos provided to Bay News 9 by family)

No one complained when the boys stripped off their shirts, painted themselves the Manatee High team colors and cheered long and loud for the home team. They called that school spirit.

Let a couple of girls try the same thing, though, and see what you get. (Yes, they kept their bikini tops on.) Griping about inappropriate behavior, that's what.

And that is what has the Manatee School Board reviewing its dress code policy for sporting events, the Bradenton Herald reports.

Maybe the girls will get to be painted and rowdy. Maybe the boys will have to stop. It all depends, it seems, on whose version of fair wins out. As for school spirit, no one is saying how that will fare.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:24am]

    

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