An inspiring Christmas story: Virginia public school students were apprehended for wearing funny sweaters and tossing candy canes to fellow students before the start of school.

“They said the candy canes are weapons because you can sharpen them with your mouth and stab people with them,” a student reported.

Thanks for defending us from the horror of Christmas, O, all-wise administrators of Battlefield High in Haymarket, VA! You’re our heroes!

Story here.