Slug: CTY Shave05p Date: 05/04/2007 Caption: THE BLADE/ERIC SUMBERG Principal Bill Buzzell of Glenwood Elementary squints and squirms as DeAnn Patronik of Fiesta Salon & Tanning in Perrysburg takes the first cut of his hair. Summary: As an incentive for students to do well on their state proficiency tests, Glenwood Elementary School Principal Bill Buzzell promised to shave his head if they met a 90 percent rate on a checklist that teachers had which ensured that students completed the tests using the proper techniques. Mr. Buzzell and four other male teachers had their heads shaved and two female teachers had their hair dyed by students. THE BLADE/ERIC SUMBERGEnlarge
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Principal Bill Buzzell of Rossford s Glenwood Elementary School squints and squirms as DeAnn Patronik applies the clippers to his locks.
He displays his new haircut as members of the student body, including Justin Albright, Madison Mc-Ginnis, and Morgan Bartos, give their approval.
Mr. Buzzell agreed to have his head shaved if sixth-grade students at Glenwood met his standard for the state proficiency tests. Sixth-grade teachers also participated
in the end-of-year incentives, either having their heads shaved or having their hair dyed by the students.
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