Disciplinary action taken over photos
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The superintendent of an Japanese Kentucky faculty district said “appropriate disciplinary action has been taken” after pictures surfaced exhibiting college students giving lap dances to employees Tuesday as a part of a highschool’s homecoming week.
Sondra Combs, superintendent of Hazard Impartial Faculties, didn’t specify who had been punished.
“As it’s a personnel matter, we aren’t allowed to reveal any additional info concerning the specifics of the self-discipline,” her assertion mentioned.
Combs mentioned college students have been behind the homecoming festivities that included a “man pageant” and led to pictures of scholars giving lap dances of their undergarments being shared on social media.
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The pictures have been initially posted to the “Hazard Excessive College Athletics” Fb web page, however that publish was later deleted. Amongst them was a photograph exhibiting a scholar dancing in entrance of the highschool’s principal, Donald “Glad” Mobelini, who can be mayor of the Perry County metropolis of Hazard. Screenshots have continued to flow into on social media.
Different pictures on the athletics web page that additionally have been taken down confirmed feminine college students wearing “Hooters” outfits and college students and employees showing to paddle each other.
Mobelini didn’t instantly return a request for remark Wednesday.
Earlier Wednesday, Combs advised The Courier Journal the district “has a convention of excellence and lecturers and all the things we do, however the incident is being investigated and as soon as the investigation is full, applicable motion can be taken.”
“Utilizing this as a teachable second, we’ll present social media coaching for our college students and employees,” Combs wrote in her later assertion.
Combs mentioned a “scholar exercise committee” can be fashioned “to overview all student-led actions” and that every one employees would bear additional coaching “on insurance policies and procedures.”
Kentucky Division of Training spokeswoman Toni Konz Tatman mentioned Wednesday that it is “conscious of what occurred in Hazard Impartial Faculties” and has “been involved with the superintendent, who has knowledgeable us that the incident is below investigation.”
Hazard Excessive is one in all three faculties that make up Hazard Impartial Faculties. It’s the solely highschool within the district and there are about 340 college students enrolled, in keeping with U.S. Information & World Report. There are 32 employees members listed on the faculty’s listing.
Hazard is positioned in southeastern Kentucky, a couple of three-hour drive from Louisville and two hours from Lexington. The inhabitants is about 5,000, U.S. census information present.