Principal Makes Students Kneel in Video, Mzansi Reacts With Mixed Feelings

Principal Makes Students Kneel in Video, Mzansi Reacts With Mixed Feelings

  • One principal was trending on social media for making his students kneel down in a video
  • The footage captured the attention of people, gathering many views, thousands of likes and comments
  • The online community reacted with mixed feelings as they flocked to the comments section to express their thoughts

A principal took his pupils back to the old ways of doing things, which caused many people to have mixed reactions.

A TikTok video showing a principal making kids kneel caused a huge debate online.
A principal made his students kneel in a TikTok video, sparking a primary online debate. Image: @missy_cam_m/ TikTok and Kali/ Getty Images
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Principal makes kids kneel for not calling him "The King"

The footage shared by @missy_cam_m on the video platform shows a group of students kneeling while the principal, dressed in blue pants and a beige jacket, stood there watching the pupils recite a phrase.

@missy_cam_m simply said the following while taking to TikTok.

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"This is an everyday thing ke."

The clip grabbed many's attention and became a hit on social media while sparking a huge debate among netizens.

Watch the clip below:

Netizens react with mixed feelings

Although the principal's antics amused many people, some were not impressed by his actions, and they flooded the comments section with their thoughts.

User cracked a joke, saying:

"President general among the nation."

Tivaaa shared:

"Please, hey, my previous principal used to force us to call him 'daddy.'

Shrihan Padayachi added:

"For assembly, we have to rise, and drums play as our principal walks down the aisle wearing one of those graduation outfits things."

Quwie simply said:

"I rebuke."

Ndzalo expressed:

"Haibo I'd laugh out loud."

Tylers. notes poked fun at the student, adding:

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"Ankrr, your parents chose to take you to Hambakahle High School."

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Briefly News previously reported that one teacher raved about how well the school principal cares for them, leaving many people envious.

Many people strive for a good working environment in this generation, as it contributes to an individual's well-being and allows them to conduct their jobs to the best of their abilities. According to, a positive work environment is essential because it increases productivity, improves morale, fosters growth, and promotes collaboration.

Source: Briefly News

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