Catholic school gets new slogan after racist videos, threat

Catholic school gets new slogan after racist videos, threat

Catholic school gets new slogan after racist videos, threat

Cardinal Newman School in Columbia, S.C., is seen in this photo on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. (Credit: Jeffrey Collins/AP.)

A private Catholic high school in South Carolina has unveiled a new slogan after a student was accused of making racist videos and threatening his school.

COLUMBIA, South Carolina — A private Catholic high school in South Carolina has unveiled a new slogan after a student was accused of making racist videos and threatening his school.

The State newspaper reports the new motto for Cardinal Newman was proposed by a group of seniors and revealed Thursday to say, “We learn. We love. We Grow. We Stand As One.”

Principal Robert Loia says in a statement that the school of about 500 students held an assembly on the first day of school on the threats and racist videos made by a white 16-year-old.

”I can’t imagine a more fitting statement to lead us forward,” she said.

The teen was arrested in July and charged as a juvenile with making student threats. He has since been expelled. Loia says additional counselors were introduced to the school during the assembly in response.

Crux staff contributed to this report.


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