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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

HHS, South Lakes Students Hold Walkouts To Protest Florida Shootings

Several hundred students from both area high schools staged walkouts today, part of a national protest in the wake of last week's shootings at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Fortunately for "web loggers" like us, the kids were on the Twitters, as they do.

From South Lakes High School:

From Herndon High School, whose principal sent out an email following last week's shooting about a threat of its own:

Of course, the usual suspects commentators at Reston Now are treating the walkouts as the democratic exercises of free speech that they are:

Stay classy, Reston. Stay classy.


  1. The kids are all right.

    Not alt-right.

  2. If you had a "like" button, I would have pushed it. I'm glad one large part of our population has the chutzpah to take action on this issue. Clearly the octogenarians in our Congress and state houses do not.


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