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03/14/18 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island students marching this morning from the school down Route 114.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island students marching this morning from the school on Route 114.

“Adults love us when we have high test scores but hate us when we have strong opinions.”

That was among the signs carried by Shelter Island students Wednesday morning who walked out of school at 10 a.m. as a sign of solidarity, remembering those who were murdered in Parkland, Florida a month ago.

They also held signs bearing the names of those killed at Sandy Hook and Columbine. The short march was orderly and silent in the cold, bright day. The students joined thousands who walked out of school today across the country on Wednesday morning. (more…)

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02/26/18 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Teacher Devon Treharne, with Kelly Colligan, the class of 2016 salutatorain, at graduation ceremonies.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Teacher Devon Treharne, with Kelly Colligan, the class of 2016 salutatorain, at graduation ceremonies.

Like parents across the country, Devon Treharne sat with her children to have a discussion in the wake of the Florida school murders.

Gathering James, 11, Regan, 10, and Brady, 7, around her, she asked them what they had heard and if they had any questions. (more…)