California Principal Apologizes for Forbidding U.S. Flag Shirts on Mexican Holiday

A California high school principal has apologized for telling five students they couldn’t wear U.S. flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo, the local superintendent said Friday.

Tensions at Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill had risen in the wake of the decision to forbid the shirts, as the students who wore the shirts defended their right to show their patriotism – even on a Mexican holiday – while a large group of Hispanic students staged a walkout Thursday in protest.

“This has certainly been a very difficult time for our school district,” Superintendent Wesley

foxnews.com/us/2010/05/07/california-principal-apologizes-forbidding-flag-shirts-mexican-holiday/?test=latestnews

Oh my- it is not even an important Mexican holiday in Mexico. It is like St. Patrick's Day. Maybe we should kick kids out of school for not drinking on March 17th.

Hey, Miguel----you can get that stuff off the bottom of your shoe with a stiff-bristle scrub brush and a bucket of warm soapy water. Be careful, because it’s sticky.

Next time, you might want to be a little more careful, so you don’t step in it again. Comprende?

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Hey, Miguel----you can get that stuff off the bottom of your shoe with a stiff-bristle scrub brush and a bucket of warm soapy water. Be careful, because it's sticky.

Next time, you might want to be a little more careful, so you don't step in it again. Comprende?

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:rotfl:

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