PRINCETON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) -- A social media picture reveals New Jersey high school students playing a version of beer pong called Holocaust Pong, or Alcoholocaust.
NJ.com reported Princeton High School student Jamaica Ponder wrote about the SnapChat picture on her blog. The photo shows students arranging cups in a swastika and the Star of David.
[Disclaimer: Above tweet not picture of the incident]
"They are athletes and student leaders," the 17-year-old junior said of those in the photo. "They're prominent individuals that everybody knows, captains of sports teams."
Jamaica wrote about the students playing "Jews vs. Nazis" beer pong in her blog on Wednesday.
"Putting the picture on social media means that someone was proud enough of the game to want to show it off. Meaning that they must be trapped in the delusional mindset that making a drinking game based off of the Holocaust is cool. Or funny. Or anything besides insane. Because that's what this is: insanity," she wrote."
Jamaica called it "indefensible."
"You can't make excuses for stuff like this, just like you can't make excuses for the KKK or 9/11 or the slaughter of 6 million people," she wrote. "Some things are just bad, and this is one of them. Maybe you think I'm overreacting, or that I don't know how to take a joke. If this is a joke, if this is supposed to be funny – well then you'll have to excuse me because I simply cannot drink to that."
Jamaica contacted the school about the photo before posting it to her blog.
"As an individual and as the superintendent of the Princeton Public Schools, I am deeply upset that some of our students chose to engage in a drinking game with clearly anti-Semitic overtones and to broadcast their behavior over social media," Steve Cochrane, superintendent of Princeton Public Schools, told NJ.com in a statement.
Jamaica said some students cursed at her at school after she posted the blog.
"A couple of people came up to me using profanities, but a lot of people were very kind and I'd say appreciative of what I did," she told NJ.com. "Someone needed to show what exactly is going on when no one's paying attention."
Cochrane said this type of incident "forces us to take a hard look at our efforts in educating our children."
"As a community we all have a role in teaching our children to make good decisions, to be legally responsible, and to be respectful of a diverse society," he told NJ.com.
Jamaica's mother, Michelle Tuck-Ponder, said she is extremely proud of her daughter for speaking out.
"She is an amazing kid," Tuck-Ponder told WCBS 880's Sean Adams. "She's lost a lot of friends, there's going to be a demonstration at the high school."
There is no word on if the students in the photo will be disciplined.
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