Students at Oceana High School staged a walkout

Students at Oceana High School staged a walkout over the lunch hour on May 17 to demonstrate their support for reproductive rights. The issue has been front and center since a U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion was leaked indicating the landmark Roe v. Wade decision might be overturned.

Photo courtesy Avery Allen

About 200 student marchers walked out of their lunch period at Oceana High School one day last week to demonstrate their support for reproductive rights. 

Sophomore Simone DiPirro wrote, in an email to the Tribune, that she helped organize the event along with Ryann Celarie, Madeira Perramond, Juliana Woehl and many other peers. They wanted to call attention to what they think is an unjust decision in the making at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Jane Northrop has covered Pacifica for the Pacifica Tribune since 1996. She has won first place John Swett Awards from the California Teachers Association for her coverage of education.

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