Rantz: High school cancels 9/11 tribute, says it could offend some students

Eastlake High School staff canceled a Patriots Day theme to honor victims of 9/11 because someone could be offended by red, white, and blue clothing. (Photo: listener submitted.)

Students were ready to wear red, white, and blue colors to honor the lives lost on September 11. But school staff pulled the plug, concerned the expression could be racially insensitive and offend some people.

At Eastlake High School in Sammamish, student leadership promoted a Patriot’s Day theme at a football game at Memorial Stadium against Rainier Beach. The game was previously canceled, then rescheduled to the day before the 20th anniversary of the terrorist

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