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Cheerleader controversy

Cheerleader controversy


CRIMES, THERE WERE 12 REPORTED ASSAULTS AND NINE VEHICLE BREAK-INS.>>CHEER LEADERS ARE UNDER FIRE AFTER A HEATED CHEER BATTLE GOES VIRAL ONLINE.>>THE CHEERLEADERS ARE UPSET CLAIMING THEIR DAUGHTERS WERE CALLED A DEROGATORY WORD. DESTINY McKEIVER SPOKE TO A PARENT ABOUT THE VIDEO AND SHE’S JOINING US LIVE.>>DESTINY, THE PRINCIPAL SAYS THE CHEERLEADERS WILL BE PUNISHED?>>THAT’S RIGHT, MARY. THE PRINCIPAL SAYS THOSE CHEERLEADERS ALREADY PUNISHED, AND PARENTS HERE ARE CONCERNED SAYING THAT THE CHEERLEADERS USED A DEROGATORY TERM REFERRING T THEIR CHEERLEADERS DURING THE GAME ON FRIDAY. IN THIS VIDEO A CHEER BATTLE TAKES PLACE. AND SHORTLY AFTER TH FINISH, LEE CHEERLEADERS FIRE PACK. WHEN PARENTS CLAIM THEY SAID AT THE END OF THEIR CHEER HAS BEEN DISCUSSED.>>I SAID, DUNK THAT WAS APPROPRIATE? IS THAT ACCEPTABLE TO YOU?>>SHE WAS LIKE, THEY DIDN’T USE THE HOE WORD, THEY JUST USED THE O. I SAID, CLEARLY IT WAS THE HOE WORD BECAUSE I WAS STANDING RIGHT THERE.>>PARENTS APPROACHED LEE’S CHEER COACHES SAYING THE GIRLS USED AN OFFENSIVE WORD AT THE END OF THEIR CHEER DIRECTED AT LEE’S SQUAD. THE COACHES ALLEGEDLY DENIED THAT ALLEGATION SAYING THE CHEERLEADERS SAID O AND NEVER CURSED.>>SHE TOOK THE CONCERN TO THE PRINCIPAL.>>I DID REACH OUT TO THE PRINCIPAL. AT THAT POINT IT TOOK HIM A COUPLE DAYS TO RESPOND, BUT HE DID RESPOND. HE DID REACH OUT AND SAY THAT HE SINCERELY APOLOGIZED. THAT HE DISCIPLINED THE CHEERLEADER.>>THE PRINCIPAL ISSUED AN APOLOGY FOR THE CHEERLEADING SQUAD’S BEHAVIOR AND SAID THEY WOULD BE PUNISHED FOR NOT ACTING LIKE LEE GENERAL.>>IF I WERE A PARENT, I WOULD HAVE THE CONVERSATION WITH THE COACH. THAT IS UNACCEPTABLE. I WOULD NOT MY CHILD TO DEGRADE ANOTHER CHILD. WE HAVE ENOUGH TO DEAL WITH. YOUTH HAVE ENOUGH TO DEAL WITH THAN TO HAVE TO BE RIVALRIES.>>I COULD SEE THE HURT IN THE FACES WHEN IT WAS SAID.>>WE DID REACH OUT TO THE DUVAL COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR COMMENT ON THE MATTER. THEY TELL ME THEY ARE

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