The West High school in California became a recruiting centre for ISIS in 2014 when gunmen from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) launched a series of attacks against the school.
The school’s security guards were among those who died during the siege, which saw students and staff locked inside the building for over a month.
The US, in turn, is paying a heavy price for the siege of West High.
Its schools have been the target of multiple terror attacks in recent years, including a suicide bombing that killed 32 people at the school in 2009, and a mass shooting that killed 49 people at another school in 2013.
In 2015, the US government also imposed sanctions on the entire family of a former US Army officer killed during the attack on the school, in retaliation for the school’s use of the curriculum. Read more