Photo | Shannon Marsh
Quince Orchard High School seniors released 17 balloons in the Cougar Dome on March 14 as part of the National School Walkout. Elizabeth Cooke, Garrett Beloff and Yardley Borten spoke to hundreds of students assembled in the bleachers to protest gun violence and honor the 17 killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14.
Photo | Karen O’Keefe
Several hundred Quince Orchard High School students began leaving the building at 10 a.m. on March 14 to participate in the National School Walkout, protesting gun violence and honoring the 17 killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Students headed back indoors around 10:20 a.m. The walkout was designed to last 17 minutes–one minute for each life lost on Feb. 14.