May 23, 2017

School district strips boy of student body presidency after campaign video saying he'll protect classmates from ISIS

StaffRebel Columnist

High school politics turned controversial last week after a campaign video by a California student featured his friends dressed as ISIS terrorists.

According to Fox News, the student at San Ramon Valley High School created the video as part of his campaign for student body president, pledging to protect his classmates from ISIS fighters if they were attacked.

The school district stripped the boy of his title as president, but reinstated it after the boy's parents threatened to file a lawsuit.

Superintendent Rick Schmitt sent a letter to parents about the incident. “The District understands the public's interest in this issue, but the District cannot comment on the specifics related to a student's education,” he wrote.

“As a community, moving forward, we will continue our focus on creating opportunities for students and staff to engage in open and honest dialogues about the importance of words,” he added.

Let us know in the comments what you think.

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commented 2017-05-23 15:54:53 -0400
Isn’t it odd the Superintendent reversed the decision only when the word lawsuit entered the picture!? This seemed to shake him out of his PC stupor!
commented 2017-05-23 14:09:50 -0400
Since 9/11 – IN THE NAME OF ISLAM (SATAN): 33,372 Attacks, 214,819 Killed, 295,945 Injured that we know of

The video must have been tongue-in-cheek. I seriously doubt that any student body president would be equipped to protect anyone from acts of violence. As far as Superintendent Rich Schmitt’s promise to engage in open and honest dialogues about the importance of words is concerned, how about these words, Superintendent Schmit; “Go fuck yourself”. Were those words important?
commented 2017-05-23 12:51:05 -0400
‘“As a community, moving forward, we will continue our focus on creating opportunities for students and staff to engage in open and honest dialogues about the importance of words,” he added.’

What does this bafflegab even mean? And the person who said it is the lead educator of the district. No wonder education is nothing but a sham these days.
commented 2017-05-23 12:50:27 -0400
I hope that student and/or school superintendent Rick Schmitt go on Tucker Carlson
Would like to see the video in question.
commented 2017-05-23 12:16:49 -0400
Wow! The education system is infested to the rafters with lefties!