Newt Johnson said he’d rather be home-schooled than cut his hair so as to comply by his high school’s policies A Texas teenager hoping to grow out his hair to make a wig for his sick sister says he was given an ultimatum by his school: cut it or don’t come back. Newt Johnson, 16, has been growing out his blond locks for his younger sister Maggie after a recent illness started making her hair fall out, WOAI/KABB reported. The Poth preteen was diagnosed with Wegener’s disease in October, a disorder also known as Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis that causes inflammation of blood vessels in the nose, sinuses, throat, lungs and kidneys, and can slow blood flow to organs, according to the Mayo Clinic. The fifth-grader told WOAI/KABB that she often gets nauseous, and has to undergo chemotherapy and dialysis. To help ease her burdens, Newt decided to grow out his hair, as Maggie once told him that she liked his tresses. Newt knew that in order to donate to the nonprofit Locks of Love, he needed between eight and 14 inches of hair — a length that violated Poth High School’s student handbook. Newt told the outlet that the high school’s principal told him that he would not be a...