College students at a Georgia highschool will probably be disciplined this week after spelling out a racial slur whereas performing with the college marching band.
Bo Ford, principal of Brookwood Excessive Faculty in Snellville close to Atlanta, despatched a letter to oldsters over the weekend apologizing for the incident, CBS 46 reported Monday.
Ford mentioned that among the brass devices have covers that, when organized correctly, spell out the college’s mascot, “Broncos.”
The covers are usually not usually worn on the devices whereas the musicians are on the sphere.
A bunch of scholars, nevertheless, rearranged the letters to spell out a four-letter racial slur throughout a half-time efficiency at a Friday soccer sport.
Ford condemned using the “hurtful, disrespectful and disappointing” time period.
“We’re a really inclusive group and we care about all of our college students,” Ford wrote. “We’re involved that this example occurred and are dedicated to taking steps to make sure it doesn’t occur once more.”
“Along with reviewing our halftime procedures, we may even be taking disciplinary actions with the scholars concerned,” he continued.
The band director was not on the sphere when the efficiency began as a result of it was additionally the “Senior Night time” occasion, Ford wrote.
Gwinnett County Colleges spokeswoman Sloan Roach instructed the Atlanta Journal-Structure that she doesn’t anticipate any motion in opposition to the employees.