‘Deeply offensive’: students send out Nazi-themed dance invitation

‘Deeply offensive’: students send out Nazi-themed dance invitation January 19, 2019

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A pair of Minnesota high school students on Thursday were condemned by their school after an image surfaced of them doing Nazi salutes over a Hitler-themed invitation to a school dance.

The teenage boy and girl were photographed with the invitation to Minnetonka High School’s annual Valentine’s Dance called Sweethearts, The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported.

“Sweethearts would be a Hit(ler) w/you, and I could Nazi myself going w/anybody else. Be Mein? Yes or Nein,” the invite poster reads.

The female student posted the photo on her private Instagram account with a caption reading, “Also I would like to state I am not anti-semitic in any way, I hate all races equally.”

Minnetonka Principal Jeff Erikson denounced the post in an email to staff and students obtained by the newspaper, calling it a “deeply offensive message [that] in no way aligns with our school core values: do the right thing and represent us well.”


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