According to a news report, a certain school in
Garden City MI was recently faced with a unique problem.
A number of 12-year-old girls were beginning to use lipstick,
and would put it on in the washroom.
That was fine, but after they put on their lipstick
they would press their lips to the mirror leaving dozens of little
lip prints. Every night, the maintenance man would remove them
and the next day, the girls would put them back.
Finally the principal decided that something had to
be done. He called all the girls to the washroom and met them there
with the maintenance man. He explained that all these lip prints were
causing a major problem for the custodian who had to clean the
mirrors every night.
To demonstrate how difficult it had been to clean
the mirrors, he asked the maintenance man to show the girls how much
effort was required. He took out a long-handled squeegee, dipped it in the toilet,
and cleaned the mirror with it.
Since then, there have been no lip prints on the
THE MORAL OF THIS STORY....
There are teachers, and then there are Educators