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La Conner students strike for climate

Ten La Conner High School students raised their signs and their umbrellas Friday, striking for the climate and their future.

They left their classes about 10 a.m. and crossed the street to the knoll in front of the elementary school, prepared for their day with blankets, markers and cardboard and had pizza delivered for lunch. They stayed out till the 2:40 p.m. last bell.

The morning’s showers made their signs run, but the ten, ranging from first year student Ellie Fullington to senior and Associated Student Body President Samantha Nelson stayed, huddling together under umbrellas large and sma...


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