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Eight years later, Shannon Keeler still hopes to persuade authorities in Adams County to make an arrest, armed now with perhaps her strongest piece of evidence: his alleged confession, sent via social media.
The district describes its approach to “ensure [it is] educating all students in a safe, healthy and non-discriminatory learning environment” while keeping the community up to date on its progress.
At one point, each post on the Racism at Biglerville Facebook page carried several threads of comments. As more alumni added stories, the allegations grew in scope — from accounts of racist bullying to racially biased discipline to sexual harassment — and they spanned decades in time.
About three weeks ago, accounts appeared on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter calling out a culture of racism at Biglerville High School, which enrolls just over 500 students in the heart of the Adams County fruit belt.
The accounts’ administrators say the school has allowed a pattern of “racially motivated child abuse” to go unchecked for years.