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High School Students Being 'Disciplined' For Wearing Swastika T-Shirts

Two students from Commack High School in Commack, New York, are reportedly being "disciplined" by the school after a photo was posted on Twitter showing them wearing T-shirt with anti-semitic messages.

The girl and boy, who have not been identified because they are underage, were pictured wearing the shirts while drinking alcohol at an off-campus event, reports CBS News. The red T-shirts featured large, black swastikas on the front with the word "Auschwitz" in large letters, and the words "hit the showers" in smaller letters.

The photo was taken over spring break and shows the students playing beer pong at a party, reports PIX 11. The male in the photo is reportedly a popular student who is also a member of the student council. Some students are calling for him to step down from his leadership role. 

Commack High School officials reportedly confirmed the students attend the school. The school district released the following statement: "The District is taking all necessary steps to investigate and will impose discipline related to this where legally permissible. We do not condone or permit any form of discrimination, bullying, or hateful messaging." 

This isn't the first time the school has been in the news for its students' controversial "fashion choices." In September, two photos surfaced on Twitter showing five students wearing T-shirts that spelled out the word "Rape?" At the time, the District vowed to educate these students and provide counseling to those affected by the incident.

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Sources: CBS News, PIX 11/Photo Credit: Twitter via PIX 11


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