Is this merely a coincidence?
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A careful look shows that the logo is a stylized representation of an apple either cut in half or with a bite taken out of it. The idea was presumably to symbolize the pupil’s time-honored practice of bringing an apple to his teacher. As an added bonus, the seed in the center probably represents the seeds of knowledge that are planted by dedicated teachers in the minds of their young charges, which then grows to be the tree of wisdom, bearing fruit for others to pluck, etc., etc.
It’s interesting, however, that the apple in the design is a green apple, and will likely give the teacher a stomach-ache.
And the result seems to look remarkably similar to the well-known symbol of the Religion of Peace.
But that’s just my overworked paranoid Islamophobe imagination. Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.