“evidence of nose piercing has been recovered dating back to biblical times (2000 b.c.) in the Middle East, as well as mentions of earrings and nose rings (made of gold) are found in the book of Genesis (24:22)”
“This case is pivotal to many people’s constitutional right to religious expression and will be watched closely by school districts across the country.”
“the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on behalf of 14 year old Ariana Iacono of North Carolina, who has been suspended numerous times from her pubic school on account of her pierced nose”
“… a 14 year-old’s nose piercing has resulted in her being suspended from her school and ignited a debate over her constitutional right to express her religious beliefs”
“The nose piercing will generally close completely again within a short time after jewelry removal.”
Keep in mind that nostril piercings are very small and may close quickly once the jewelry is removed.