(3-5-21) No more Redskins at Anderson (Ohio) High, the Forest Hills School District revealed the schools new mascot today – Raptors. The school colors will remain orange and black.
Four other options were also considered: Comets, The Phoenix, The Ravens? and the Riverhawks?
On July 2, 2020, the Forest Hills Board of Education votedto retire the Redskins logo and nickname due to its “distracting and divisive” nature.
A Gofundme page to pay for the rebranding has raised more than $62,000 of its $75,000 goal. The Gofundme organizers have said there have been additional fundraising, pledges and gifts that will go toward making the change. In all, $300,000 of the $375,000 needed has been raised.