St. Xavier Hs Priest Fired for Inappropriate Communication with Student, School Says
April 9, 2018
A St. Xavier High School priest has been fired for inappropriate communication with a student, school officials said.
School administrators said they were made aware of the situation on Feb. 15. Following an investigation, the priest was terminated from the high school on Feb. 23.
No criminal charges have been filed, and WLWT is not naming the priest at this time.
According to a short statement from school officials, the priest was immediately placed on administrative leave and the student's parents were notified.
"We notified the Springfield Township Police Department and presented them with all information known to us," school officials said. "The safety of our students remains our highest priority."