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.”
“Three times as many students indicated that they were not in support of selecting the title ‘America Day,’” Crisp told the News&Guide. “I’m charged with looking at a school with 660 kids, and I have to ensure that all those kids feel part of a student body. Regardless of the name of the day, we want to ensure that activities of the week…bring our students together holistically as a student body.”
“Holistically”? Really? Give me a break.
In response to a decision by school officials to replace a previously-held “America Pride Day” with “College Day” as part of this year’s homecoming festivities, a large group of senior students and some juniors protested by bedecking themselves with American flag capes, American flag headbands, American flag shorts and all manner of beautifully and garishly patriotic American flag ornamentation. Keep reading…
Good for the students and congrats to the parents who raised them the right way.
Maybe they should holistically fire this guy and get a principle that is willing to support and embrace American patriotism because……ya know….this is America.