I just ordered a second distiller because I'm using a lot more since I started using an irrigator on my teeth and gums. As far as distilling, it speaks for itself when I see and smell the gunk left on the bottom of the tank.
Boys will be boys I guess, they like to "butt heads" for sure. It sounds like yours are thriving. Of course the school authorities will make up rules that make no sense. It's probably more about politics and pleasing certain people than anything else.
By the way, I loved your rooster-riding-the-motorcycle story and wonder how the sick baby duckling made out. Your sprays are great. Yesterday I had a headache and meant to pick up spray 1 but accidentally gave myself two good shots of Silver Cord spray. So then I sprayed on the Spray 1 too. The pain went away in seconds, it was amazing.
It sounds like there's never a dull moment at your place!