White Oak ISD Superintendent Michael Gilbert has confirmed that while the 'Thought of the Day' will continue to be included in morning announcements at White Oak High School, it will no longer include Biblical scripture.
First of all, I must start out by saying that this story is very personal to me. I was in New York City on top of the World Trade Center observation deck two weeks to the day before the horrific 9-11 tragedy.
A congregation at a Methodist church in Indiana stood behind their choir director who was forced to step down from his position because he was presumed gay. The choir director, Adam Fraley, took the job as choir director at the United Methodist Church six years ago.
Recently graduated Roy Costner IV, a high school student in South Carolina, took the stage at his graduation this week with his previously approved valedictorian speech in hand. Only, he decided not to use it. And what he did do was met with raucous applause.