Five days after 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School by a 19-year-old gunman, students at Olympic Heights High School in suburban Boca Raton walked out of class Monday morning for a protest.
According to WPTV News Channel 5, there were 100 students involved in today’s protest.
There are several events around raising awareness about guns after the Douglas High shooting today, including a planned rally in Delray Beach at 5 p.m.
Quick glimpses of the protests were added on Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram this morning:
An Olympic Heights student walkout to protest governmental inaction in response to the rising number of school shootings went off without incident this morning. Read the story at https://t.co/5qXOHzZpMd. https://t.co/dy8Cdo4adh— OH Torch (@oh_torch) February 19, 2018