A high school in Hoosic Valley, N.Y., is facing criticism after poor proofreading resulted in the printing of hundreds of yearbooks that label one student as "Creepy smile kid" and another as "Some tall guy," WNYT.com reports.
Acting Superintendent Amy Goodell called the mishap a "nonintentional, honest mistake," according to WNYT. "The yearbook editor and staff are devastated. Apologies are being made."
"As many books as possible have been held and are being amended," Goodell also wrote in an emailed statement to The Saratogian. "The Yearbook adviser, staff, administration and board of education are very sorry that this occurred. Parents that have a student who was not referenced to correctly have been contacted. The parents and students affected by the error have been understanding."
The school's track and field team was particularly hard hit. WNYT reports that one member of the team was labeled "Isolation kid." Other members of the team are referred to as "Someone." The bowlingRead More »from School apologizes for inappropriate yearbook captions