School district officials say CUSD students have not received potentially contaminated flutes

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By Allison Jarrel

After alerting parents Sept. 29 that students may have received musical instruments possibly contaminated with “bodily fluids,” the Capistrano Unified School District sent a second email to parents on Thursday sharing “better news.” “.

The Flutes Across the World music program currently under investigation by the California Department of Justice has not recently been hosted on any CUSD school site, according to an email from CUSD’s Director of Communications, Ryan Burris. This means that CUSD students have not come into contact with flutes that could have been contaminated with semen from a program presenter.

The Flutes Across the World presenter currently under investigation is not an employee of the district.

“While we have not received further details of the investigation from the California Department of Justice or federal law enforcement agencies, we have checked with all of our school sites and staff. musical to determine if any of our schools have sponsored the ‘Flutes’. Across the World Program,’ which seems to be the most concerning music program for law enforcement,” Burris said. “Based on feedback from our current principals and current music teachers, this program has not recently been hosted at any of our school sites. Additionally, no families have informed us that the (possibly contaminated) flutes had were found in the possession of their child.

Burris said he appreciates the parents’ patience as the district thoroughly reviews the matter.

“Many families have asked which specific schools could have accommodated this particular program, and we are pleased to report this result,” Burris said.

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