GA School’s New Logo Reminds People Of Something

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports:

The Cobb County School District said Tuesday it’s halted the rollout of a new logo for an elementary school after parents pointed out similarities to Nazi iconography.

The logo for East Side Elementary in Marietta depicted an eagle, the school’s mascot, over the initials ES. The Nazi eagle, which was developed in the 1920s and later became a symbol for white supremacists worldwide, depicts an eagle holding a swastika in its talons.

Georgia’s second-largest school district said in a statement Tuesday it had halted the rollout of the logo and was reviewing necessary changes. “We understand and strongly agree that similarities to Nazi symbolism are unacceptable,” the district said in a statement.

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The school is across the street from a synagogue.