The paperback journal titled, “642 Things to Write About,” has been a supplemental material in a senior writing course for more than five years. But a number of prompts got the attention of parents. Monica Haven read a few out loud at Monday’s school board meeting as you can see in the video below.
“Write a sex scene you wouldn’t show your Mom. Rewrite the scene into one you would let your Mom read,” she read, continuing with nearly a dozen more. “I hope each and every one of you is as uncomfortable as I am after reading that.”
Senior student Meredith Judson told the meeting, “The first day we got it, within 10 minutes, all of us around the room had already found the things out.”
In the video below, Hudson’s Mayor Craig Shubert took it a step further, calling it a crime.
They fought back, of course