The primary school teachers dressed in costumes of the boundary wall MAGA on Halloween

Photos of employees elementary schools in Middleton (Idaho), which as a Halloween costume picked stereotypical images of Mexicans as well as costume border wall with the slogan «let’s Make America great again» quickly went viral.

Yesterday (November 2), the head of the school district Josh Middleton has posted a video on the page of the Middleton School District in Facebook, condemning the decision of the representatives of the Middleton Heights Elementary School.

«We’re better than this, stated Middleton. — I just wanted to share what is happening and to Express my sincere and deepest apology to our families.»

The head of the Middleton School District has added that, probably, the school staff had no malicious intentions, they just made a bad decision. According to Middleton, the County will investigate the incident.

In comments to the video users the vast majority are outraged by the photos, and many require that staff photos were dismissed or punished for inappropriate teachers behavior.

Beth Almanza, defender of the rights of immigrants, working with a group of Idaho DACA Students, called the photos «very unfortunate» and «heartbreaking».

Thank you P for bringing this to light.The school district has deleted these photos from their FB. These photos are…

Posted by Beth Almanza on Thursday, November 1, 2018

«Imagine how I felt some of the students when I walked into your classroom on Halloween and saw my teachers (the people they represent) dressed like this? — said Almanza. — The students deserve better.»

According to data collected by Idaho Ed Trends, almost 13% of school-age children are immigrants from Latin America.

Police in middletown said they have expanded the presence of its employees in Middleton Heights Elementary School «security and protection».

Middleton Police have been made aware of the incident that occurred with Heights Elementary School staff. Middleton…

Posted by Middleton Police Department — Idaho on Friday, November 2, 2018

Also yesterday I created a petition on titled «No to racism in Middleton School District«. At the moment it has collected more than 4 thousand signatures. The authors demand that the district transform the school culture to compensate some students harm and take a proactive approach in matters of race, ethnicity and nationality.