11-16-16

MCPS Students Continue Anti-Trump Protests

11-16-16-protestHigh school students across Montgomery County continue to protest President-elect Donald Trump.

Officials from the Montgomery County Public Schools have confirmed these schools that had a walk out or some sort of manifestations Wednesday morning:

Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville

Seneca Valley High School in Germantown

Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg

Paint Branch High School in Burtonsville

Blake High School in Silver Spring

Springbrook High School in Silver Spring

Northwest High School in Germantown

Staff from Paint Brush High School says students rallied together on the school’s premises instead of a walkout.  The demonstration started at roughly 9 a.m and ended by 12 p.m.

One student from Richard Montgomery High School was injured and suffered minor scrapes and abrasions on the knee, according to Rockville City Police.  He was transported to a local hospital and there is no word on his condition.

Mitti Hicks

About Mitti Hicks

Mitti Hicks is a multimedia journalist and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She is passionate about telling stories that impact our community and may be reached at MHicks@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter @mittimegan.

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