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School investigating derogatory chanting at football game

Disciplinary action could be taken against Burnt Hills Ballston Lake High School students after a racial slur was chanted at the past weekend's homecoming game against Amsterdam High School.

Officials say, during the last few minutes of the fourth quarter game, students chanted a derogatory term that was aimed at the city's large Hispanic population.

Officials at the game threatened to cancel the game if those students did not stop.

The chanting stopped.

The Burnt Hills - Boston Lake school administration is taking his incident very seriously and will meet Tuesday morning will decide what action to take against the students involved.

The Superintendent has reached out to Amsterdam and apologized to the district.

You can read that letter here