Hanover County, Virginia, school district apologizes for logo resembling swastika

During the conference held for staff this week, Hanover County Public Schools distributed T-shirts and conference materials containing the logo, which the district says had been designed by one of its teachers.

The logo was intended “to represent four hands and arms grasping together — a symbol of unity for our all-county professional learning conference. Nothing more,” Michael Gill, superintendent of the district situated north of Richmond, said in an online message.

“We are deeply sorry for this mistake and for the emotions that the logo has evoked by its semblance to a swastika and, by extension, to the atrocities that were committed under its banner,” Gill said. “Unquestionably, we condemn anything associated with the Nazi regime in the strongest manner possible.”

Gill said the apology comes after concerns about the logo were raised, and that the district understands that the logo “has deeply upset members of our staff and

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When is the first day for KC-area districts?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City-area students and teachers are gearing up to return to school this month.

For kids on the Kansas side, school starts as early as this coming week. But on the Missouri side, districts can’t start classes until two weeks before the first Monday in September, so students get a little more summer time.

But who’s going back to school first? And who has the most summer left? Find your district’s start date and see how it stacks up to others below:


Wyandotte County

Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools

The first day of school for Pre-K through 6th and 9th graders is Aug. 15. All other students join Aug. 16. KCKPS also has a back-to-school fair scheduled for Aug. 6 where all students across Wyandotte County can receive school supplies, books, sports physicals, immunizations and

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