School probing why pro-Trump yearbook photos were altered


17-year-old Grant Berardo is a junior at Wall Township High School and he told that juniors didn't have a dress code on picture day.

But when she got her yearbook on Wednesday, the quote wasn't there, even though the other class presidents were included, even the senior class president's quote by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Montana had submitted the Trump quote, "I like thinking big".

A New Jersey teen is a #Donald Trump fan and had worn a navy blue Donald Trump [VIDEO] #t-shirt on picture day at his high school. "If you are going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big", to appear underneath her photo. "I sent it in on time, everything was good, and it wasn't there", Montana said.

Berardo says he purchased $110 worth of photos of Grant in his "historic" shirt, but when they received the pictures there was no Trump slogan to be seen.

"(I thought) maybe they just cropped it out, and it wasn't something I should worry about, they just did it", he told WABC-TV in NY.

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Wyatt Dobrovich-Fago was surprised but not initially concerned when he saw Trump's name wasn't on the sweater vest he wore for his photo.

'I thought it was pretty cool that this guy was running for president, ' Grant told, speaking about Trump.

Two students had their shirts altered in the photo and a third had gave her formal quote as a Trump quote and it did not make it into the yearbook. The teen believes his yearbook photo had been Photoshopped and was very disappointed over the issue as he showed the yearbook to his parents.

She released another statement that read that the district administrators "strongly value the principles of free speech and inquiry in our schools and society, viewing them as the bedrock upon which our community and educational system is built". "Indeed, the administration applauds students for becoming involved in politics, making their voices known, and taking an active part in our democracy". But when we saw that Wyatt's shirt was photoshopped and we heard about Grant, I knew this was not a coincidence. The high school administration does not condone any censorship. The actions of the staff involved will be addressed as soon as the investigation is concluded'.

However the school superintendent Cheryl Dyer has commented in support of the bewildered parents, stating "There is nothing in our student dress code that would prevent a student from expressing his or her political views", she wrote in a message to parents.