SC principal to remove animal heads from office walls

Parents disturbed by hunting trophies

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — The principal at Summerville High School has removed animal trophies from the walls of his office after getting complaints.

The Post and Courier of Charleston reports that Buddy Chapel confirmed Monday he had removed the collection of African animals from his office. Chapel had a stuffed lioness, antelopes, wildebeests and animals on the walls of his office.

Questions were raised after Chapel’s collection was featured by the newspaper in a story last month.

Dorchester District 2 spokeswoman Pat Raynor says district leaders knew some parents didn’t like the display. Raynor says she is not aware of any order to remove the trophies.

Chapel has said previously that he offered to meet elsewhere if students were uncomfortable in his office but most students seemed to like the collection.

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bdouglas
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bdouglas 03/20/12 - 09:14 am
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Are we SO worried about being

Are we SO worried about being politically correct that this is what happens now?

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 03/20/12 - 09:24 am
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Maybe he could replace the

Maybe he could replace the animal heads with a vintage paddle collection.

Or perhaps a collection of medievel torture devices.

:-)

my.voice
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my.voice 03/20/12 - 09:41 am
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Great focus there

Great focus there Summerville! This should raise test scores a whole 20%.

We have lost our D#@$ minds.

AND it must be a sloowwww day in the news biz for AC to pick this one up.

fiveobike1
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fiveobike1 03/20/12 - 09:57 am
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i smell PETA...... geez give

i smell PETA...... geez give me a break!!! test scores are down, drop out rates are up, class sizes are up, teacher pay is down.. and we are worried about some trophy heads in the principals office?!?!?! and in the SOUTH TO BOOT?!?!?!?!?

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Dixieman 03/20/12 - 10:00 am
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PC insanity. Put 'em back!!

PC insanity. Put 'em back!!

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walrus4ever 03/20/12 - 10:11 am
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Parents are raising a

Parents are raising a generation of entitled, me centered, think like the crowd kids. We have a population of emasculated young males that are taught to shun competitive activities and traditional male interests.

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stillamazed 03/20/12 - 11:55 am
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Oops, God forbid we offend

Oops, God forbid we offend anyone.......once again, outside involvement where it doesn't belong! My daughter has a photo in her office of her and her husband and their two boys, they are a mixed race couple and she was asked to remove the picture because it offended someone and she refused. Get a life people!

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