At least 30 students from Milford High School suspended over 'Harlem Shake'
Oakland County students suspended for 'Harlem Shake' video involving duck
Officials say at least 30 students have been suspended from a suburban Detroit high school for recording a version of the "Harlem Shake" Internet dance craze.
Eighteen-year-old Alex Larson tells The Oakland Press of Pontiac that he and several friends at Milford High School in Oakland County's Highland Township were suspended for three to five days.
The video posted on YouTube had 16,922 views on Monday.
As participants danced, at least one holds a duck that flaps its wings. Larson says the video was shot after school in an empty classroom.
The video labeled "Harlem Shake v Duck Suspension" by WhiteBoysMakingNoise was posted a week ago.
Kim Root is Director of Communications and Community Relations for Huron Valley Schools.
Root says there is a second video that had racially insensitive portions was removed from YouTube.
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