Minnetonka High School 'bans' yoga pants: Top 10 tweets
Is this look too sexy for the classroom? MHS students seem to have mixed feelings.
As we told you about earlier today, Minnetonka High School Principal Dave Adney yesterday sent a letter to parents requesting that they encourage their daughters to leave bun-hugging yoga pants in the closet.
The reason? The pants, which in Adney's words expose "more leg and backside area," are "highly distracting for other students." As a person who was once a 16-year-old boy myself, I don't doubt it.
Anyway, the letter sparked a (false) social media-fueled rumor that MHS has out-and-out banned yoga pants -- and that, in turn, provided fodder for a number of humorous tweets. Below the jump, we take a look at the 10 best.
MHS trying to ban yoga pants? Are Minnetonka girls SOO hot that it's that much of a distraction for boys and teachers? #mustbethewater-- Julia Goodwin (@jgoodwin625) November 12, 2012
Damn you Minnetonka how can you ban yoga pants?! That's what got me through 4 years of highschool!!! #SadDayInTonkaTown-- Cameron Clarke (@CamSliceClarx) November 13, 2012
Lol principle at Minnetonka trying to limit yoga pants.. MAN CARD REVOKED.-- Jeremiah Larson (@jerebear__) November 13, 2012
EVERYONE. Minnetonka High School put a ban on wearing leggings as pants. Finally someone understands.-- Lisa Linn (@LisaKathrynLinn) November 12, 2012
HOW are yoga pants are "too sexy"? Sounds like my everyday "mom attire" is trendy & "distracting" at Minnetonka HS: minnetonka.patch.com/articles/minne...-- Melissa Saigh (@MelissaSaigh) November 12, 2012
My old high school of Minnetonka has banned yoga pants apparently. What is this, fascist Germany?-- Alex Glennon (@timberpupsblog) November 12, 2012
Minnetonka HS banned yoga pants? They probably should have banned perverted men because clearly that's the issue here-- Rachael Hoerauf (@rachaelmhoerauf) November 12, 2012
Male attendance at Minnetonka/yoga pants ban twitter.com/graysonbolstad...-- Grayson Bolstad (@graysonbolstad) November 13, 2012
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss City Pages' biggest stories.