There are a lot of patriotic students at Vista Del Lago High School in Folsom, California. So you can imagine their shock when they were warned that chanting “USA” at sporting events and pep rallies could appear to be inappropriate and intolerant.
Television station CBS 13 in Sacramento reports that school leaders feared the chants could come across as intolerant and offensive to some.
“We can communicate an unintended message,” the school’s principal wrote in a letter to parents.
What would the unintended message be – that young people still love the red, white and blue – that they want to make America great again?
Folsom Cordova Unified Communications Director Daniel Thigpen told the television station they have not banned the chant. They just want young people to…