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Message From The Interim Superintendent

The District is aware of the photos taken at graduation which capture a student making an inappropriate racial hand gesture. I can confidently state, on behalf of the Salem Class of 2022, that such action and meaning does not represent the view of the graduating students. This was the action of one student, and is not shared by the class of 2022 or the Salem Central School District.


All appropriate responses are being taken, and we apologize to all who recognized this symbol and were as offended, as was the District Administration and Board of Education.


Mark E. Doody
Interim Superintendent