Officials: Vandalism and harassment at CRN High School post-election

- Following Tuesday's election Council Rock North High School saw acts of vandalism and harassment, according to Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert J. Fraser.

Fraser said one incident occurred in the a girls' restroom, where on a hanging piece of paper someone wrote "I Love Trump," a derogatory comment about people who are gay, and drew three swastikas.

He also said in a different girls' restroom, someone wrote the following graffiti directly onto a toilet paper dispenser: "If Trump wins, watch out!" Then, in a boys' restroom, two swastikas were drawn directly onto a restroom stall, according to a letter sent to parents. In addition, Fraser also said a Latina student found that a note had been placed in her backpack telling her to return to Mexico. There is a related report of inappropriate comments being made to Latino students as well.

Fraser wrote in part: 

"By writing this message to our parents, my hope is that we can collectively wrap our arms around this issue and stop any further incidents from occurring. We are better than this, and ours is a community that must be based upon a mutual respect for ALL people, and ALL of Council Rock. I regret needing to write this message, and I do want to emphasize that these actions are likely the responsibility of a very small number of individuals whose actions should not damage the reputation of the larger group."

These incidents have been reported to the Newtown Township Police Department and an investigation is being conducted by both the police department and the school district.

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