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MHS students participate in walkout


Wednesday morning, approximately 85 Minden High School students participated in a nationwide walkout, the purpose of which was to demand action on gun violence in the wake of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

Minden High School Principal Becky Wilson confirmed the walkout to the Press-Herald Wednesday morning but declined to comment any further. Wilson did say the students were under the watch of school administrators during the walkout, which lasted 17 minutes, or one minute for every person killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas.

The students stood in silent reflection for most of the 17