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By Kim Harris
Managing Editor 

In planned protests, students walk out of school to make voices heard


Last updated 3/16/2018 at 10:31am

Stephanie Lai

Great Oak High School students march in protest, demanding gun control and safety in schools Wednesday, March 14.

Across the nation, students stood up and made their voices heard by walking out of class for 17 minutes Wednesday, March 14, one minute for each of the victims of the Parkland school shooting in Florida.

Rain and overcast skies didn't stop students throughout the Temecula Valley and surrounding areas from gathering around flagpoles, in gymnasiums and on the street to underscore their desire to feel safe when they go to school each day.

Many districts, including Murrieta Valley, had guidelines in place to keep students safe while they protested, some even came up with alternate activities th...

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