WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) – A faculty superintendent states he and a college principal have acquired their lesson just after taking part in limited audio videos with college students. It’s not the dancing, but the lyrics of the track that have the superintendent apologizing.
A social media write-up of goings on at Heuvelton colleges. The N-term again. And this time violent, misogynistic, sexually explicit lyrics.
“Like the tune possibilities? Not a fantastic appear,” claimed Amy Chisholm, parent of two Heuvelton pupils. “Really my to start with assumed powering it, like, ‘wow.’ Just ‘wow.’”
District Superintendent Jesse Coburn and Principal Shannon Jordan had been in the online video. Coburn wrote to dad and mom he was unaware express audio was the backdrop.
“While there is no justification for not remaining mindful of the music remaining applied, I want to be apparent that the tunes does not represent what I, Mrs. Jordan or our faculty neighborhood stands for,” Coburn wrote.
The track “Tic Tac” by Future & Lil Uzi Vert contains the pursuing lyrics:
I just shot my shot at this minor t**t
I’m tryna creep, knick-knack on a b*tch neck
My n**gasoline sellin’ cri-nack for the sti-nacks
And I obtained a large, huge MAC, f**k the chit-chat
Did a drive-by in the matte-black Hellcat
Picked up a opp b*tch in the exact Hellcat
S**k on the d**k, now the b*tch need to have a Tic Tac
It all comes on the heels of controversy more than a different social media article final thirty day period when pupils spelled out a racial slur with their bodies on the gymnasium flooring.
Superintendent Coburn says in his letter the district is wrestling “with tricky troubles all over race and inclusion.”
Students posted the rap lyric movies on TikTok much more than a year ago. They have been asked to acquire them down. But, the films resurfaced on Facebook this week. That drew a flurry of reviews and the mea culpa letter from Coburn to moms and dads.
“I can guarantee you Mrs. Jordan and I acquired a lesson, and considering that that time have not participated in university student TikTok videos,” Coburn wrote.
He also wrote the scenario was taken care of internally extra than a 12 months in the past. He did not return a phone for comment Tuesday, but Laken Kelly, St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES spokesperson, explained this: “I imagine it’s critical that we identify that our directors have taken accountability for their actions and they have confronted the circumstance with the faculty neighborhood.”
The Facebook website page wherever the movies were posted disappeared Monday. Coburn mentioned he’s fully commited to making the Heuvelton Central School District a location wherever everybody feels welcome.
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