CIRCLE PINES, Minn. — Students at Centennial High School in Circle Pines are planning a walkout Monday morning, March 29, after a student said she received “racially insensitive” text messages, WCCO reports.
According to WCCO, the student said she had been called racially insensitive words for years before the recent text messages.
“They were just telling me that I’m useless and that I’m gonna fail school and my dad should go back to Hong Kong and the whole family can go with it,” the student said.
Anna Yang, Elaina’s mother, told WCCO that her heart was broken when she saw the messages
The school district issued a statement to the TV station saying “an investigation was conducted and appropriate disciplinary action is being taken.”