Hockinson University District probes incident involving instructor, mother or father

The Hockinson Faculty District is investigating an incident from last week’s middle university open up home throughout which a mother or father allegedly made discriminatory remarks while confronting a faculty personnel.

The incident happened Sept. 2 at a again-to-college dad or mum evening at Hockinson Middle School, according to the district. Superintendent Steve Marshall mentioned the district is nevertheless making an attempt to verify through witnesses what transpired all through an exchange concerning a dad or mum and teacher at the faculty.

“Our team is conducting an investigation into the incident. We’re interviewing staff members, mom and dad and pupils to acquire a improved comprehending about what happened and are organized to take formal action pending the end result of the investigation. Detest or bias of any sort will not be tolerated,” Marshall stated.

Marshall also acknowledged the incident in a letter to Hockinson households Saturday.

“It is essential that our group is aware that the HSD is committed to keeping a protected atmosphere for our staff members, pupils and households,” the superintendent wrote. He also included the district’s nondiscriminatory discover in the letter.

In a assertion, university board chair Greg Gospe claimed that while the investigation carries on, “let it suffice to say that the Hockinson School District Board of Administrators condemns all manifestations of loathe speech and/or harassment. Any discriminatory remark or motion directed at our workers, pupils or group associates at any of our campuses or activities is not satisfactory and will not be tolerated. We stand in whole support of any member of the HSD local community who is subjected to discriminatory conduct.”