New Haven Public Schools Offers Statement on Recent Election-Related Vandalism at Wilbur Cross High School

NEW HAVEN, CT (November 22, 2016) –-   On Tuesday, November 22, New Haven Public Schools employees discovered election-related vandalism, perpetrated at the Wilbur Cross High School Athletic Complex.

According to New Haven Police Department, the vandalism included spray-painted swastikas and references to Donald Trump on walls and equipment. The graffiti was not visible from the street. Once discovered, District officials took all the necessary steps to ensure the graffiti was removed in all locations and to maintain the safe and calm school climate. 

District officials are supporting the NHPD’s investigation of this instance of vandalism and are sending the attached letter home to parents, in light of recent events.