December 11, 2023

A Corona del Mar Center and Excessive College pupil was suspended this week, allegedly for saying remarks deemed to be threatening, comparable to “Free Palestine,” to a classmate, in accordance with social media posts circulating Friday.

Newport-Mesa Unified Assistant Superintendent Kerrie Torres confirmed the scholar was suspended for 3 days from classroom instruction beginning on Nov. 13.

Torres and different district staff reached Friday night mentioned they might not go into additional particulars about what prompted the suspension.

However a social media publish that purports to be from the scholar’s aunt included a photograph of a letter signed by Principal Jacob Haley that mentioned: “(The coed) mentioned threatening remarks to a younger girl at school. He mentioned ‘Free Palestine.’” These social media posts additionally detailed earlier tensions that occurred between the scholar and others in school.