Stoneman Douglas HS girls' basketball team forfeits playoff game after shooting

On February 14, a school shooting that killed 17 students and faculty plunged Florida into mourning.

Experts say the images have the potential to scar kids watching from afar, potentially triggering post-traumatic stress and perhaps numbing them to the violence and causing them to fall into apathy. OK?" she shouted. "We did. This is it, these are the names. "To ensure the safety of students and staff, he reminded students that they are expected to abide by the student code of conduct and conduct themselves appropriately", she said.

"When you're a politician that's more willing to get money for your reelection than save children's lives, you have to question what is the state of American politics and why are we letting these disgusting monsters in, why are we re-electing them", said David Hogg who is with the Never Again movement.

"Are you proud of what you supported in the past?" A federal ban on assault weapons, in force for 10 years, expired in 2004. Knowing what's happened in Pulse.

On Wednesday morning, Cruz told them he didn't need a ride to school: "It's Valentine's Day and I don't go to school on Valentine's Day", he said. State senator Bill Galvano, tabbed to lead Republicans if they retain their Senate majority after the 2018 midterms, aligned himself with that call to action the day of the shooting. They will demand state lawmakers enact a ban on the sale of assault weapons in Florida.

More active shooter training, so people learn to survive the crucial first five minutes, whether by taking cover or fleeing.

"We're what's making the change".

"When they see that everyone is coming together, hopefully, it can make a difference", said junior Spencer Diana.

The students were often greeted with applause and praise. But, the young lobbyists said they're looking for more.

These days, she said her plan for responding to a shooting involves corralling the children into a closet, occupying them with snacks, and positioning herself in front of the closet door with a pair of sharp scissors. That's not how it should ever be. "I'm f-- scared right now", wrote one teen on Twitter. Larson said she thinks students in Montana will also pay more attention to those donations.

School officials prepared to reopen Marjory Stoneman Douglas High students next week, funerals for three more victims took place Tuesday and students protests ranged from a group heading to Tallahassee by bus to walkouts from classes at several South Florida schools.

Stoneman Douglas senior Diego Pfeiffer was realistic about what change would happen before the Legislature goes home March 9, but said anything is a good first step.

In some cases, you could even see or hear Douglas students grappling with their own changing views in real time.

Authorities from Palm Beach and Broward counties are following the students to make sure they are safe, a spokesman told the Miami Herald. "Long live Margery Stoneman Douglas High". Blocking doorways with their bodies, hiding children in closets, and serving as human shields to take bullets for their students. It was students who took measures, it was students who protested, it was students who made rallies, and the same thing is happening now. On Jan. 15, 2013 Lynda called the police as the two had an argument about Cruz going to school; when Lynda punished him, he threw objects including a chair at the woman.

And amidst it all, the youth, their radiant young faces catching the rays of the sun, marching side-by-side, hand-in-hand, their middle school, high school, and college groups, banners waving exaltedly in this storm of humanity, announcing their entry, their solidarity, their feisty outrage, and yes, their pride, chanting as if hit by an all-consuming revelation during this Trumpian era of retrenchment, shouting, "We're not going back, We're not going back, We're not going back!"

  • Julie Sanders