"Twerking" Banned at Local High School

"Twerking" Banned at Local High School

Posted: Updated:
Miley Cyrus twerks at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. Miley Cyrus twerks at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.

ALISO VIEJO (FOX 11/AP) - One Orange County high school has added twerking to its list of dances that are banned for students.

The Orange County Register reports Tuesday that administrators at Aliso Niguel High School decided the rump-busting dance is sexually suggestive and should no longer be allowed on campus or at dances.

Twerking now joins "freaking" and "grinding" as prohibited dances at the school. Those who break the rules could be ineligible for future dances for the remainder of the school year. Parents also will be notified.

No other high schools in the Capistrano Unified School District say they have banned twerking.

Twerking has gained recent popularity among teens thanks to pop star Miley Cyrus, but the dance has been around for a while.

  • Los Angeles & SoCal NewsLos Angeles & SoCal NewsMore>>

  • One Dead, One Injured In Street Racing Crash

    One Dead, One Injured In Street Racing Crash

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:37:32 GMT
    One person was killed and a second seriously injured in a street race on Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach Monday night, authorities said. The collision occurred in the 1100 block of West Ocean Boulevard around 10:10 p.m.
    One person was killed and a second seriously injured in a street race on Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach Monday night, authorities said. The collision occurred in the 1100 block of West Ocean Boulevard around 10:10 p.m.
  • UCLA Campus Police Search For Serial Peeping Tom

    UCLA Campus Police Search For Serial Peeping Tom

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:21:02 GMT
    Campus police at UCLA need your help this morning to find a man suspected of being a serial peeper. Gigi Graciette was in Westwood with the details.
    Campus police at UCLA need your help this morning to find a man suspected of being a serial peeper. Gigi Graciette was in Westwood with the details.
  • Clippers/Sterling Probate Trial Resumes, Shelly Sterling To Testify

    Clippers/Sterling Probate Trial Resumes, Shelly Sterling To Testify

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:15:10 GMT
    Richard Parsons, the interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers, is due to step into the battle of billionaires going on in probate court over the proposed sale of the Los Angeles Clippers.
    Richard Parsons, the interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers, is due to step into the battle of billionaires going on in probate court over the proposed sale of the Los Angeles Clippers.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices