Washing The Jerseys?

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Washing The Jerseys?

Vivian W. and Mara V., Staff Writers

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 It has been noticed that the jerseys (pennies) in gym do not smell so good. Some say they smell old and sweaty. Others say it makes them want to gag. But some say they don’t mind the smell. In this article you will get the opinion of both the gym teachers and the students. Do they have a say in all this? Let’s find out!

   First we got an interview with some students, Joe and Lizzie. Here’s what they have to say:

Lizzie: “I think the smell is bad but tolerable. I definitely would not choose to wear one. They do not smell like they have been washed. I do feel that they need to be washed. I think it should be a school rule to wash them. I never have seen a person want to wear a jersey. They smell terrible. People cheer when they don’t have to wear the jerseys in gym. They make me feel gross and unsanitary. I wish they were washed more often.”

Then we interviewed Joe:

Joe: They are not bad. Most of the time they are to big and they could be smaller. They don’t smell that bad. If I had a choice I would not wear. I found it so gross when I found out they were washed every 2 months. It does help though because they our colored and makes  it easier to find our team. When we do put them on everyone wants to color coordinate. Everyone sighs.

Finally, we interviewed Mr. Hancock, a gym teacher.

Mr. Hancock: “The jerseys are washed on average like once every 2 months. But they are only worn every other day. We try to minimize the amount of time students have to wear them.  I might be able to talk to the physical ed staff to determine how often we could wash the scrimmage jerseys and come up with a plan to how often they should be washed.”

 

How do you feel about the Jerseys. Do they need to be washed more often. Please leave a comment below.

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10 Responses to “Washing The Jerseys?”

  1. Anna on March 12th, 2018 8:27 pm

    Definaly washed more.

  2. Shaylynn Cain on March 13th, 2018 9:51 am

    I think that there is a easier way than Jersey

  3. Mara on March 14th, 2018 11:59 am

    Like a flag belt like the ones we use for flag football

  4. Julia on March 13th, 2018 6:06 pm

    I think we should wash the jerseys. Think of all the germs and sweat on them, and you’re wearing them in a germy environment (no offense to the school). Please, clean them more often, at least once every 2 weeks!

  5. Fiona on March 19th, 2018 3:55 pm

    I think that they should be washed more often because I put them on sometimes and they smell really bad.

  6. Carter Workman on March 20th, 2018 11:53 am

    Once every 2 or 3 weeks seems reasonable.

  7. Carter Workman on March 20th, 2018 11:55 am

    Out of curiosity, what laundry detergent is used while washing them, and how much is used?

  8. Julia on March 23rd, 2018 5:18 pm

    I think it’s arm and hammer, because if you near in, you can see their logo, but I’m not sure about how much is used…

  9. Stella on November 2nd, 2018 11:48 am

    That is so gross, they should definitely be washed more!

  10. Audrey on December 11th, 2018 3:47 pm

    I hate wearing clothes twice! Let alone more than twice, with other people wearing them! Gross! Although the games we play when wearing them are fun….

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