Middle Schoolers in West Virginia Had to Write ‘Allah Is One True God’ in Arabic

(Kyle Becker – LifeZette) A West Virginia parent, Rich Penkoski, was displeased to see his 7th grade daughter bring home a “calligraphy” assignment that asked students to write an Islamic pledge to Allah in Arabic last week.

He contacted the principal, Ron Branch, at Mountain Ridge Middle School — and wanted an explanation as to why his daughter was asked to inscribe the Shahada.

The Arabic passage translates to, “There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is the prophet of Allah.” View article →