KEYC - Comment in High School Yearbook Creates Social Media Storm

Comment in High School Yearbook Creates Social Media Storm

Posted: Updated:
Brainerd, MN -

A street corner a block from Brainerd High School served as the backdrop to an impromptu protest Friday over a yearbook comment turned controversy.

Students at Brainerd High school picked up their yearbooks at the beginning of the week.

But it took a few days for anyone to pay attention to page 11.

All negative responses from students polled on President Trump.

One in particular stating "I would like to behead him" is making national headlines now.

In a statement, A spokesperson for Brainerd Schools says, "The administration was previously unaware of the student's statements in the yearbook. The district does not support or otherwise endorse any disrespectful or politically based statements that are in the yearbook and apologizes for the statements that were included."

Jeff Czeczok calls himself a local government activist.

He wants the teacher of the yearbook class fired.

"It gives a terrible name to the school. An apology is always fine after the fact but why did it happen in the first place," Activist, Jeff Czeczok said.

The district says it's still investigating and it will review its processes so it doesn't happen again.

--KEYC News 12