October 5, 2015
High school students engage in mass disobedience after principal cancels 'America Pride Day'
It was a sight to warm the cockles of my heart: students proudly wearing “American flag capes, American flag headbands, American flag shorts and all manner of beautifully and garishly patriotic American flag ornamentation” in defiance of their principal, who canceled “America Pride Day” the day before. The Daily Caller picked up on a report in the local Jackson Hole News & Guide: Jackson Hole High principal Scott Crisp blamed the results of a student survey and his concerns that some students may feel excluded if they see an American flag for the administration’s decision to cancel “America Pride Day.” The potentially "excluded" students would mostly be Mexican immigrants. The Jackson Hole High 2015-16 school profile webpage and other Teton district webpages offer the opportunity to translate text into a single alternative language: Spanish. Jackson Hole High activities director (and assistant principal) Mike...(Read Full Post)