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Students who drew Nazi symbol, profanity on Mason school playground facing punishments

Michael Clark, Journal-News |

Some of the students involved with defacing a Mason school playground with a Nazi symbol and profanity have been identified and punished as the school district also announced a new partnership with a Jewish Holocaust education center.

Mason City Schools investigating middle schoolers after Nazi symbol found at playground

Madeline Mitchel, Cincinnati Enquirer |

Community members first reported the graffiti last Saturday, Carson said, through the Report an Act of Bias feature on the district’s website.

“Hate symbols are anathema to our Comet Culture, and we immediately began an investigation which included the city of Mason’s Campus Safety Team,” Carson said.

A “large group” of Mason Middle School students are being investigated after school officials discovered a swastika and other “lewd graffiti” at Mason Elementary School last week.

The graffiti has since been removed, officials said.

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