Administrators at Wellesley High School in in Wellesley, Massachusetts have cancelled the school’s USA Day claiming that it is “too political.”
The school’s Spirit Week was meant to unify the school ahead of its Thanksgiving football game, but the school’s officials say that America is too political and not inclusive enough.
“The administration was not going to let this happen,” said Olivia Spagnuolo, a member of the school’s Student Unification Program. “It wasn’t a topic for discussion.”
“They said it was not allowed because it separated people at the school,” she added.
Principal Jamie Chisum claimed that USA Day “felt really different” than the other days.
“The high school Administration decided not to go forward with that spirit theme because it felt really different than the other themes kids came up with for the week. We felt that the topic has been politicized beyond our school and we wanted to avoid politics. We’ve had Mismatch Monday, Tropical Tuesday, Western Wednesday, Team Jersey Thursday and today was Fitness Friday. Monday is Monochrome Monday and Tuesday is Pajama day. Spirit Week is intended to be a light and fun way for our students to get excited about our pep rally and Thanksgiving Day football game.”
“We acknowledge that the impact for some people has been just the opposite of our intention and that we have inadvertently politicized this activity. I am definitely sorry for any negative effect this has had on kids and families. ”
That is woke-speak for “Ooooo, icky U.S.A.!”
Some students ignred the principal’s dislike of America and wore their red, white, and blue garb anyway.
Good for them.Commentary