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Suburban Chicago High School Outlaws Bump N Grind

By Samantha Abernethy in News on Feb 20, 2012 10:20PM

Teachers at a Des Plaines high school want students to leave some room for the holy spirit. They've instituted a policy at Maine West High School dances to keep students from getting a little too dirty with their dancing.

The school requires all dance-goers to wear a wristband. If they are caught "dancing in a way that simulates a sexual act" the wristband is removed. If they're caught doing it again after that, they'll be sent home.

Trib Local writes:

“We’re certainly not the only school in the country dealing with this issue. It seems to be becoming more mainstream and more the norm…and it certainly is not,” Assistant Principal Dave Berendt said of inappropriate dancing. “If we continue to turn a blind eye to it, we’re just condoning the behavior.”

Yeah, we can't picture a high school dance without that kind of down and dirty. We'll skip the comparisons to Footloose and Girls Just Wanna Have Fun and Dirty Dancing, and go straight to pointing out this is something every parent wants to say when their kids start to grow up too fast. This sounds awfully similar to what parents said about the Twist. Hell, even the Waltz was once called "godless".

While the faculty at Maine West clutch their proverbial pearls, let's revisit some of our favorite boner jams. The list is below and subscribe to our "Dirty Dancing Bump N Grind" playlist on Spotify.

69 Boyz - Tootsie Roll
Adina Howard - Freak Like Me
Coolio - 1-2-3-4
David Banner - Play
En Vogue - Giving Him Something He Can Feel
Freak Nasty - Da' Dip
Ginuwine - Pony
Haddaway - What Is Love
James Brown - Sex Machine
Juvenile - Back That Ass Up
Khia - My Neck, My Back
Lil Jon, Ying Yang Twins - Get Low
Ludacris - Splash Waterfalls
Master P - Make Em Say Uhh
Mystikal - Shake Ya Ass
Next - Too Close
Petey Pablo & Rasheeda - Vibrate
Pretty Ricky - Grind With Me
R. Kelly - Bump N' Grind
Riskay - Smell Yo Dick
Rosie Gaines - Closer Than Close
Salt-N-Pepa - Push It
Sir Mix-A-Lot - Baby Got Back
Sisqo - Thong Song
TLC - Red Light Special

Ok, fine, we'll throw in a GJWHF clip with a nun.