Columbine High School Massacre (1999)

Catonsville High students participate in national walkout to protest gun violence on Columbine anniversary

Catonsville High students participate in national walkout to protest gun violence on Columbine anniversary

For the second time this spring, Catonsville High School students walked out of class on Friday to protest gun violence in the nation’s schools.

The 25-minute walkout by the high school’s flagpole was held on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre in Colorado. Approximately 100 Catonsville students participated.

The nationwide walkout followed a similar one held on March 14 in reaction to the school shootings in Parkland, Fla., that killed 17 people.

Students on Friday waved signs that said, “Protect kids, not guns” and “Guns don’t die, children do!”

The evening before the walkout, Catonsville High Principal Matthew Ames sent a message to...

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