‘Words Hurt’: School Investigating After Students Appear in Racial Slur-Laden Video

A Naperville high school Monday was investigating a racially “insensitive” social media post involving two students, a school official confirmed.

Michelle Fregoso, director of communications for Naperville North High School, said the post was made on Sunday.

“The students involved and their parents have met with school administration to discuss the matter,” she said. “There will be consequences, however we do not as a matter of school district policy discuss student discipline.”

In the video, two females can be seen and heard making multiple racist remarks about black people.

After seeing the video, Naperville North junior Mariama Kollie said she went straight to the dean’s office Monday morning.

“They were disgusted and they knew that this is now they wanted our school to be represented,” she said.

Fregoso said the school will continue to talk with students and staff about appropriate social media use and that “words hurt and can have unintended consequences.”

“NNHS is…

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