Racist incidents at New Fairfield High School prompt calls for culture ‘shift’

NEW FAIRFIELD — Incidents of racism at the large school are producing problem among the students and staff, and have some mother and father questioning regardless of whether enough is remaining completed to handle the issue.

At least a few incidents have been documented since the tumble, according to Principal James D’Amico, who said investigations into each and every have been introduced, and families ended up notified.

“Earlier this year, we experienced some graffiti in one particular of the bathrooms that had racist phrases in it,” he claimed. “A much more modern issue was a social media put up exactly where someone was using the N-word commonly.”

Another latest incident included someone renaming their Apple iphone “to contain the N-word” and trying to AirDrop a movie to other pupils, D’Amico mentioned. AirDrop will allow Apple people to transfer files by close-vary wireless interaction.

Even though the AirDrop offender has not however been identified, university officers say the 3 incidents do not seem to be related.