A tweet on Tuesday from a Twitter account called @OfficialFDHS no doubt caused many familiar with the previous ruckus over Frederick Douglass High School's mascot to do a double-take.
The tweet said, "Due to overwhelming student and community voice, we will be changing our mascot to the Stallions for the 2018-19 school year."
But the official Frederick Douglass High School Twitter account "@FDHSacademies" responded to the tweet, saying "Please be aware that we are not changing the mascot."
The school's mascot is the Broncos, chosen by students after a controversy about using Stallions as a mascot.
The Herald-Leader's media partner WKYT-TV first reported on the incident Tuesday.
Douglass Principal Lester Diaz said in an email Tuesday that the incorrect tweet was not a senior prank.
“There is no affiliation with the school and that Twitter account,” Diaz told the Herald-Leader.
Douglass, Fayette County’s first new high school since 1990, originally chose Stallions as its mascot in January 2017 along with its school colors (Keeneland green and a shade of orange inspired by the University of Miami) and logos (a bold ‘D’ and a fierce-looking horse).
An online petition saying that Stallions was sexist immediately began to circulate online.