By OMAR VILLAFRANCA
NBC Channel 5
Underage drinking, smoking marijuana and pole-dancing aren’t exactly high school traditions to be proud of, but a Dallas high school student said it all happened during an event billed as a “tradition” with chaperons.
The Big Sis-Lil Sis event at Woodrow Wilson High School is intended to allow freshman girls to get mentored by junior girls and provide a way for them to get to know the school and each other
But at least one freshman and her parents said last week’s event felt more like a hazing ritual.
The girl, who did not want to be identified to avoid retaliation at school, said she and her fellow 9th-graders were driven around blindfolded after they were picked up early Friday morning.
She said the girls were forced for several hours into uncomfortable situations that included yelling obscenities at fast-food drive-through windows and pole-dancing on street signs.
She said they were also covered with eggs, flour, mustard, ketchup and mayonnaise, forced to take off their bras and wear them around their necks and run through sprinkler systems wearing their pajamas. The teenager also said that several of the freshman girls were forced to simulate oral sex with a cucumber. Full story.