An assistant football coach at Newton South High School has been fired after he was reported to have used racist language during a rally after a Friday night game.
Racial slur was reportedly used to refer to the music the athletes were listening to, According to WCVB.
The news station reported that the former assistant coach is now also a teacher in the Concord Carlisle Regional School District, and has been placed on paid leave pending the completion of the investigation. A statement from District Administrator Laurie Hunter said the teacher reportedly used the n-word during the incident.
“Concord Carlisle School District will not tolerate the use of racial slurs or any other inappropriate language intended to insult individuals or groups,” it said in the statement obtained by WCVB. “The safety, health and mental health of our students is our top priority; we continue to value inclusion and strive to create a safe, welcoming and respectful environment for all.”
This is the latest incident of alleged racist language being used at or around high school football matches across the state. Earlier this month, the Cape Cod Catholic High School football team Allegedly used racist insults against another team.
The language was racially charged too It is said to be used During the football match between Georgetown and Roxbury, which led to a quarrel.
In Duxbury, the team was said to be using Anti-Semitic theatrical calls last spring.