Durango students join school walkout

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Durango students join school walkout

Teens stood in silence to remember school shooting victims, call for more action on curbing gun violence

Durango High School students left their classrooms on Wednesday morning as participation in the National Walkout to show support for schools that have experienced school shootings.

Durango students join school walkout

Durango High School students Jordan Taylor, 15, left, and Sasha Kozak, 16, took part in Wednesday’s National School Walkout, leaving class to hold a moment of silence on the football field. The effort was meant to pay tribute to students killed in school shootings and raise awareness about the need for gun safety legislation.
More than 100 students walked out of class Wednesday at Animas High School to pay respect to students killed in school shootings.
A handful of Park Elementary School students joined their parents Wednesday for their own walkout to raise awareness about gun violence in schools and honor recent victims. The walkouts took place across the country. The group gathered on the corner of East Sixth Avenue and College Drive, just a couple of blocks from the school.
About 60 students stage a silent protest Wednesday at Bayfield High School. Students walked out of class for 17 minutes to honor the 17 students and staff killed in Florida on Feb. 14.
A sign in a BHS window supports students during their walkout.
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