More than 200 students and faculty members from Rye Country Day School "walked out" for 17 minutes at noon on Thursday March 1 to memorialize the 17 victims of the Parkland, Fla., mass shooting on Feb. 14.
Warren Kennedy-Nolle, a junior at Rye Country Day, said, "I'm happy to say that these were not just students, but members of the faculty and administration."
Kennedy-Nolle said that the staged walkout marked a remembrance of the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.
During "Just Seventeen Minutes," at the Garden-level courtyard in front of the high school building. Kennedy-Nolle read the names of each slain student.
Participation was voluntary.
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