WELLESLEY (CBS) – A bumper sticker with the word “ISIS” on it has been removed from a classroom at the Wellesley Middle School.
The sticker, which is not referring to the Islamic terrorists, is a play on the names of the Egyptian deities Isis and Ra, according to Industrial Technology teacher Brian Kelly.READ MORE: Green Line Trolley Driver Facing Charges For July Crash
“I used to have a cat named Isis, which is why the bumper sticker has been on the cabinet in my room for years,” Kelly told WBZ-TV in an email Friday.READ MORE: CDC Advisers Recommend Who Can Get Booster Shots Of Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine
“I have answered questions from students about it over the last year or so, and it hasn’t been a problem as far as I was aware,” he said.
“Honestly, given the latest horrors in Paris, I have meant to take it down, but forgot to do so.”MORE NEWS: Salem Haunted Tour Is Most Booked Experience Of Fall, According To Tripadvisor
Kelly took it down Friday and destroyed it.