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School apologizes to student for using Menominee in class
Posted: Thursday, February 2, 2012
Sacred Heart Catholic School
in Wisconsin offered apologies to a student who was reprimanded for using Menominee words in class.
Miranda Washinawatok, a seventh-grader, translated a few words for some fellow members of the
. She ended up being benched from a basketball game after her teacher reported the incident.
"It was breakdown in communication," Principal Dan Minter told The Green Bay Press-Gazette. "It was very unfortunate and I do apologize."
Miranda told fellow students how to say "Hello," "Thank you" and "I love you" in Menominee.
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Sacred Heart Catholic School principal apologizes for benching student who spoke Menominee
(The Green Bay Press-Gazette 2/2)
Student reprimanded for using Menominee words at school
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