UPDATE (12:14 p.m.)—A Ravens pep rally has created a bit of controversy at Roland Park Elementary and Middle School.
The Ravens Purple Fridays Caravan, which was scheduled to make its second stop at Alonso’s in as many weeks on Friday, also planned to make a stop for a pep rally at the school for students in kindergarten through sixth grade.
Karen DeCamp, who has two children at the school, said her daughter told her that teachers informed students that they would not be able to attend the rally on Friday morning if they didn’t wear purple.
However, the wardrobe requirements rubbed some parents the wrong way.
According to the Baltimore Sun, students were told if they didn't wear purple they would be sent to the library instead.
Calls to Carolyn Cole, the school's principal, were not immediately returned.
However this post from the school's Facebook account was left with Patch:
Roland Park Public Elementary/Middle School All children who wished to attend the pep rally were able to attend. Purple Friday attire was encouraged, as it is whenever we celebrate Purple Friday, and of course our school uniforms are ALWAYS accepted attire. Our library is a wonderful... place, and definitely not viewed as a place for punishment. Children who did not want to attend the pep rally, for whatever reason, were able to spend supervised time in the library.