Statement concerning an incident at the September 18th football game.

On Friday night September 18, 2021, there was a physical altercation during the football game between Georgetown and Roxbury Prep Charter High School that involved players from both teams and several coaches.  The cause of this altercation is under investigation. The Georgetown Police assisted in dispersing the crowds when the end of the game was canceled. Allegations of the use of racially charged language are also being investigated. I want to clearly state that the Georgetown Public Schools will not tolerate racism in any form and is working with the Georgetown Police Department to investigate this allegation. The district has reached out to the administration at Roxbury Prep Charter High School in an attempt to gather facts and resolve the issues.  There are clearly strong emotions and many different versions of what happened at this game that is swirling around on social media. I ask for calm and patience as we investigate this situation and arrive at a resolution that considers all of the facts and is satisfactory to all parties involved.