NOBLESVILLE, Ind. – Students seen in a controversial video that circulated on social media this week are suspended pending expulsion from Guerin Catholic High School.
That’s according to Dr. John Atha, the school’s president. Atha said the students involved in the video will not be allowed to attend or participate in any school activities until the school’s Discipline Council meets to “discern appropriate disciplinary action.”
The video in question shows students dressed in cheerleading outfits as they sit in a car and perform a rap. The lyrics contain vulgar language and profanity directed at another student. Calls for the students’ expulsion intensified after the video came to light, with some alumni saying it was a clear example of bullying.
The Discipline Council advises the assistant principal and principal regarding serious violations of school rules that could result in dismissal from the school. It includes:
- Two Faculty Members
- Assistant Principal of Student Services
- Director of Athletics
- Director of Campus Ministry and Student Life
- Assistant Principal and Director of Academics
- Director of Guidance
“Until the Discipline Council can convene after Christmas Break, the students involved in the video are suspended pending expulsion and will not be allowed to attend or participate in any school activities,” Atha said in a statement.