Hazing 'Slut List' Rattles NJ High School
Administrators try to crack down on mean girls' ritual
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Sep 24, 2009 2:15 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Parents and administrators are trying to crush a rite-of-passage "slut list" targeting freshmen in a top academically ranked New Jersey High School. The hazing isn't being perpetrated by adolescent boys, but by senior girls, who write and circulate degrading comments about the  incoming 13-year-old girls at Milburn High. And they also slam students into lockers, slap "slut" or "whore" stickers on their backs and blow whistles at the frosh.

"Any so called 'ritual' which in any way threatens, degrades or makes any youngster feel intimidated or less than whole is a violation of school policy and just plain wrong," the school superintendent wrote in an email to students. One freshman says the adults are blowing it out of proportion. "I think they're taking stuff and twisting it," she tells ABC. "Really, it's all fun."