ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze inspired us all to do a little “Dirty Dancing.” But dirty got a new definition when Miley Cyrus let the world know she could twerk. That's 2013 versus 1987.
If you grew up on "Dirty Dancing," chances are you didn't have to sign a contract saying you'll keep those Miley moves at home for the school dance.
"The first day we get it, it's usually just kind of funny to read it because of the way they describe everything. It's kind of hilarious," said Lexi Pline, Annapolis High School junior, of a new school contract.
Pline and her friends will have to sign off on no grinding, no intimate touching, and no making out at this year's homecoming dance. Her dress is picked out, and now she has to get down with the dance contract.
"They had people walking around a lot of the time, a bunch of chaperones and lot of the administrators would break up dancing couples if they saw something that they didn't like," said Pline.
It's pretty simple to find a twerking lesson on YouTube, so for Anne Arundel County Public Schools, it's easy to understand why 9 of the 12 high schools have students, and sometimes parents, sign the contract.
"As the years have gone on, the provocative nature of dancing has become such that you need to communicate to students and to parents exactly what the expectations are and what the consequences for violations would be," said Bob Mosier, Anne Arundel County Public Schools spokesman.
It is specific. Annapolis High School sees fit to say "no touching genitals or simulating sexual activity."
"Grinding I saw. But people have been doing that for a while," said Conor Cochran, Annapolis High School sophomore.
"I did see a couple people told to leave," said Pline, speaking of Homecoming dances in the past.
And if you have to waltz off the dance floor, your twerking hips may be asked to sit out for prom.
Homecoming at Annapolis High School is 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 26.
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