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Wootton Principal Bans Homework For Upcoming Weekend

09/23/2011 07:56 am ET | Updated Nov 23, 2011

When Sam Doran, son of Thomas S. Wootton High School principal Dr. Michael Doran, needed to complete his college applications as a Whitman senior, Doran and his wife had a simple plan: lock him in his room.

"She had the idea," Doran said. "She told me, 'When he comes home next weekend, when he comes in on Friday, I've got all the stuff in his room. We're going to put him in his room and we’re going to lock him up. And he's not going to come out until he's finished.'"

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