Parents and some children in one California city are not thrilled by a school’s decision to ban the age-old game of tag on the playground. The principal at Gold Ridge Elementary School in Folsom reportedly sent out a note on Friday telling parents about the changes. “I don’t really like it,” said Gold Ridge fourth grader Mallory Giddens, according to KOVR. “I mean I don’t really play tag but I don’t think it’s fair to everyone else that plays tag!
It’s a classic game and a childhood tradition played over many generations. School Principal David Frankel sent out a message on Friday saying: “Students were instructed that physical contact including tag games, touch football, etc. were not allowed on the yard.”
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