Parents receive letter stating their kid's Wonder Woman lunchbox is too VIOLENT for school

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Lunchbox letter to parents from school about Wonder Woman lunchbox
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A school has written a letter home to parents expressing concerns that their child's lunchbox was too violent for school.


Now, we're all for school rules (well, most of them), but we reckon this one might have taken things just a little bit too far...


The lunchbox, which features the iconic comic book heroine, Wonder Woman, was banned from school after teachers deemed it to be too violent.


The pictures, which were posted on social networking forum Reddit, by user twines18, were captioned:


'Letter a friend of mine's daughter received from school today. Her Wonder Woman lunchbox features a violent super hero that does not comply with the school's dress code.'


Pictures of the letter and offending lunchbox posted online have attracted hundreds of comments 

Image: Reddit/twines18


The letter read:


'Dear Daniel and Sarah,


We noticed that Laura has a Wonder Woman lunchbox that features a super hero image.

In keeping with the dress code of the school, we must ask that she not bring this to school.

The dress code we have established requests that children not bring violent images into the building in any fashion... We have defined "violent characters" as those who solve problems using violence. Super heroes fall into that category.

Your cooperation with our dress code will be appreciated.'


The post has received hundreds of comments, with many shocked that the character had been banned.


One wrote: 'An elementary school that doesn't allow pictures of super heroes? They must send 30 of these letters the first week of each year.'


While another said: 'What about the Peanuts lunchbox I had when I was a kid. Remember all those times Lucy threatened to sock Charlie Brown in the nose?'


Some even called into question whether Wonder Woman's clothing was the real reason the lunchbox had been banned: 'I thought it was because of the way wonder woman was dressed till I reread the title,' said one.


Another wrote: 'What? It's just a Woman lunchbox. You got something against women now!?' 


Has the world gone mad? Well, yes, quite possibly.


But user twines18 was quick to comment saying the parents hadn't got too wound up about it. Apparently the parents, 'find it more hilarious than anything.'


What do you think to this story? Is this political correctness gone mad? Or should the parents have complied with the school's policy? Let us know your thoughts in a comment below.

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Occasionally we get Wonder Woman and Superman on our local TV channel. Horrors we don't have cable, too far out of town, or satellite, not enough channels that I would watch for the price. If SHE is violent, what are some of the other characters on other lunch boxes I have seen. and right at this moment I can't remember the names of them.


How ridiculous, a lunch box is a child's choice & by them picking the one they want, encourages them to eat what's in the lunch box, that's how it was with my children. One of mine had a lunch box with his favorite football team on it, but then did I do wrong letting him have it, footballers are always spitting on the pitch & its something I didn't won't my son doing, tut tut me. Sometimes schools & their rules go to far.


It's political correctness gone mad. It's also the schools own interpretation . I remember my daughter taking in a folder for her science work , to be told yellow with pink dots was not what they wanted. they wanted a dark blue or dark green or black folder. I asked if the folder would affect her work if not then i thought the folder was fine. And i didn't buy another one. That was the teachers interpretation on what she thought should be . As a parent don't be afraid to question the school on their policies and see if you can come to a compromise.

shez hunter

The world has gone mad! Wonder Woman caught the 'baddies' so are policemen now banned?! Also what about Tom and Jerry?


The anonymous teacher would be better occupied spending time improving his/her grammar and understanding of the English language. Since when has "she not bring" been acceptable grammar? To make matters worse, the phrase is repeated. That's beside the stupidity of banning a Wonder Woman lunchbox. Seems like the lunatics are running the asylum!! Oh, by the way Wonder Woman is a heroine, unless all our heroes are gender neutral!!

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