High school students wear KKK costumes for spirit week

Students claim they were dresses as ghosts

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. – Several students at Florida's Wiregrass Ranch High School in Wesley Chapel are facing disciplinary action after wearing what appeared to be KKK costumes to school Thursday.

Photos show the students wearing white sheets that resemble those worn by the Ku Klux Klan. A video shows several students walking on campus wearing the white sheets. Another student is seen wearing the Confederate flag.

The students claimed they were dressing like ghosts as part of spirit week celebrations.

Superintendent Kurt Browning doesn't buy that.

"Usually, ghosts don't have pointed hats," Browning said.

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