Nazi Posters Hung At School Whose Students Played Swastika Drinking Game
(JTA) — Posters with Nazi symbols were hung around the campus of a Southern California high school whose students were filmed offering the “heil Hitler” salute over a swastika made out of beer cups during a drinking game.
The posters were discovered Sunday on the campus of Newport Harbor High School in Newport Beach and removed before students returned to school on Monday, CBS Los Angeles reported. Newport Beach Police are investigating the incident.
The school’s principal sent a message to parents after the posters were discovered.
“Again, we condemn all acts of anti-Semitism and hate in all their forms,” he wrote in the message sent Sunday. “We will continue to be vigilant with our stance, and the care of our students and staff.”
Students and former students of Newport and other area high schools played the drinking game at a weekend party earlier this month, and photographs of the swastika made out of red plastic cups, and the students making Nazi salutes, were posted on social media.
The schools responded with a public forum, and hosted Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss, an activist and author who speaks widely about her Holocaust experiences, and who is the stepsister of teenage Holocaust diarist Anne Frank, in meetings with the students involved in the game.