Date(s) - 03/14/2018
10:00 am - 10:17 am
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The Women’s March’s Youth EMPOWER group is planning a national school walkout on March 14, 2018, according to the group’s website. At 10 a.m. in every time zone, organizers are encouraging teachers, students, administrators, parents and allies to walk out for 17 minutes — one for every person killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
In Napa, school leaders are finding a variety of ways to honor the Florida students. Both Napa High School and Vintage High School are planning 17-minute observances on campus Wednesday.
Napa High will be holding a Remembrance ceremony at 10 a.m. in the quad to show empathy and let the victims’ families and friends know that there are people everywhere who are listening and who want to make a change.
Vintage High School is planning its own 17-minute observance on campus.
Justin-Siena High School announced it would hold a “walk-to” event honoring Parkland survivors and their families on the morning of the walkout campaign. Students at the private Catholic academy will leave their classrooms on Maher Street and walk to a “well-planned event” to be organized with help from the school’s student leadership team.
Blue Oak School, school directors are organizing a 17-minute observance nearby at Jefferson and Hayes streets, where junior high students will hold up signs supporting survivors of the Parkland attack.
St. Helena High School, the new “Students for Change” club is planning student walk-out for 17 minutes.
More information found at Napa Valley Register.