• Massachusetts May 1

    Massachusetts High School to Retire Tomahawks Mascot

    A Massachusetts high school has announced plans to retire its Tomahawks mascot. The Northboro-Southboro Regional School Committee voted unanimously Wednesday night to accept the recommendation of a previously formed study group to retire the Algonquin Regional High School mascot, the Milford Daily News reported. The school’s mascot has been the subject of controversy since the school’s inception in 1959....

  • mascot controversy Feb 20, 2020

    After Long-Simmering Complaints, Vt. High School's Mascot to Get New Look

    Controversial depictions of a high school mascot in one central Vermont community will be removed, a district administrator announced, following complaints the images conjured associations with the Ku Klux Klan. “We’ve jokingly said Casper the Friendly Ghost would be better,” Randolph educator Nora Skolnick said of the way the Galloping Ghosts of Randolph are currently depicted. Skolnick said for...

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