Images: Suburban students protest gun violence

 
Daily Herald
Updated 3/15/2018 3:20 PM

Thousands of suburban high school students walked out of school Wednesday morning to protest gun violence in schools.

Barrington High School student Juliana Moreno, 16, center in gray, scream during their walkout in Memorial Park. Thousands of students across the suburbs protested against gun violence in schools.
  Barrington High School student Juliana Moreno, 16, center in gray, scream during their walkout in Memorial Park. Thousands of students across the suburbs protested against gun violence in schools.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Stevenson High School students participate in the Lincolnshire school's walkout against gun violence on Wednesday.
  Stevenson High School students participate in the Lincolnshire school's walkout against gun violence on Wednesday.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
South Elgin High School students joined a national walkout Wednesday to protest congressional inaction on gun control in response to the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 teens and staffers dead.
South Elgin High School students joined a national walkout Wednesday to protest congressional inaction on gun control in response to the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 teens and staffers dead.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Barrington High School students walk down Main Street Wednesday as they head to Memorial Park for the protest against gun violence in schools.
  Barrington High School students walk down Main Street Wednesday as they head to Memorial Park for the protest against gun violence in schools.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Stevenson High School senior Tessa Simon was one of the organizers for the walkout against gun violence Wednesday in Lincolnshire.
  Stevenson High School senior Tessa Simon was one of the organizers for the walkout against gun violence Wednesday in Lincolnshire.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Sophomore Hannah Kolbusz, 16, tears up while listening to a speech as South Elgin High School students joined a national walkout Wednesday. Students were protesting congressional inaction on gun control in response to the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 teens and staffers dead.
Sophomore Hannah Kolbusz, 16, tears up while listening to a speech as South Elgin High School students joined a national walkout Wednesday. Students were protesting congressional inaction on gun control in response to the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 teens and staffers dead.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Barrington High School students hold signs during their walkout in Memorial Park. Thousands of students across the suburbs protested against gun violence in schools.
  Barrington High School students hold signs during their walkout in Memorial Park. Thousands of students across the suburbs protested against gun violence in schools.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
South Elgin High School students joined a national walkout Wednesday to protest congressional inaction on gun control in response to the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 teens and staffers dead. The walkout lasted about 45 minutes and included several student speakers.
South Elgin High School students joined a national walkout Wednesday to protest congressional inaction on gun control in response to the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 teens and staffers dead. The walkout lasted about 45 minutes and included several student speakers.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Kiernan Kelly, Palak Walia and Ariel Zavala, students at Neuqua Valley High School, broke from a group of hundreds of their classmates gathering in front of the school's flagpole, to speak to members of the media, who were not allowed on the school's property. The students participated in a 45-minute morning walkout to stand in solidarity with the students of Marjory Stoneman Davis High School in Parkland, Florida, and to draw attention to the issue of gun violence.
  Kiernan Kelly, Palak Walia and Ariel Zavala, students at Neuqua Valley High School, broke from a group of hundreds of their classmates gathering in front of the school's flagpole, to speak to members of the media, who were not allowed on the school's property. The students participated in a 45-minute morning walkout to stand in solidarity with the students of Marjory Stoneman Davis High School in Parkland, Florida, and to draw attention to the issue of gun violence.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Students hold up signs with names of the Parkland victims, at Conant High School in Hoffman Estates, during a walk out on Wednesday to protest gun violence.
  Students hold up signs with names of the Parkland victims, at Conant High School in Hoffman Estates, during a walk out on Wednesday to protest gun violence.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Students stand in a moment of silence after walking out of Libertyville High School Wednesday joining the national student protest against gun violence. The event marked the one month anniversary of the school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
  Students stand in a moment of silence after walking out of Libertyville High School Wednesday joining the national student protest against gun violence. The event marked the one month anniversary of the school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Senior Margo Lawless, in the maroon coat, is moved as the names of the Parkland victims are read after students walked out of Libertyville High School Wednesday joining the national student protest against gun violence. The event marked the one month anniversary of the school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
  Senior Margo Lawless, in the maroon coat, is moved as the names of the Parkland victims are read after students walked out of Libertyville High School Wednesday joining the national student protest against gun violence. The event marked the one month anniversary of the school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Seniors Lais Boa, right, and Kacey Lindsey comfort each other as students walked out of Libertyville High School Wednesday joining the national student protest against gun violence. The event marked the one month anniversary of the school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
  Seniors Lais Boa, right, and Kacey Lindsey comfort each other as students walked out of Libertyville High School Wednesday joining the national student protest against gun violence. The event marked the one month anniversary of the school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Students walked out of Libertyville High School Wednesday joining the national student protest against gun violence. The event marked the one month anniversary of the school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
  Students walked out of Libertyville High School Wednesday joining the national student protest against gun violence. The event marked the one month anniversary of the school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Senior Hayden Marth, right, chants with other students after they walked out of Libertyville High School Wednesday joining the national student protest against gun violence. The event marked the one month anniversary of the school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
  Senior Hayden Marth, right, chants with other students after they walked out of Libertyville High School Wednesday joining the national student protest against gun violence. The event marked the one month anniversary of the school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Trisha Casper, 18, left, with megaphone and Sydney Bakal, also 18, in orange, talk to the crowd Wednesday during the Barrington High School students walkout in Memorial Park. Thousands of students across the suburbs protested against gun violence in schools.
  Trisha Casper, 18, left, with megaphone and Sydney Bakal, also 18, in orange, talk to the crowd Wednesday during the Barrington High School students walkout in Memorial Park. Thousands of students across the suburbs protested against gun violence in schools.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Barrington High School students hold signs during their walkout in Memorial Park. Thousands of students across the suburbs protested against gun violence in schools.
  Barrington High School students hold signs during their walkout in Memorial Park. Thousands of students across the suburbs protested against gun violence in schools.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
South Elgin High School students joined a national walkout Wednesday to protest congressional inaction on gun control in response to the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 teens and staffers dead.
South Elgin High School students joined a national walkout Wednesday to protest congressional inaction on gun control in response to the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 teens and staffers dead.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Barrington students in numbers close to 500 gather in Memorial Park in downtown Barrington to protest gun violence in the schools and across the nation.
  Barrington students in numbers close to 500 gather in Memorial Park in downtown Barrington to protest gun violence in the schools and across the nation.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Senior Promise Ogunleye, 17, joins South Elgin High School students in a moment of silence as they joined a national walkout Wednesday to protest congressional inaction on gun control in response to the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 teens and staffers dead.
Senior Promise Ogunleye, 17, joins South Elgin High School students in a moment of silence as they joined a national walkout Wednesday to protest congressional inaction on gun control in response to the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 teens and staffers dead.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
A tear rolls down the cheek of South Elgin High School junior Alexandra Pizano, 17, during a speech by a fellow student during Wednesday's walkout.
A tear rolls down the cheek of South Elgin High School junior Alexandra Pizano, 17, during a speech by a fellow student during Wednesday's walkout.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Barrington High School students walk down Hough Street Wednesday as they head to Memorial Park. Pictured to the left is Chris Guerra, 16, and Marine Gockel, a freshman, center.
  Barrington High School students walk down Hough Street Wednesday as they head to Memorial Park. Pictured to the left is Chris Guerra, 16, and Marine Gockel, a freshman, center.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Neuqua Valley High School students participate in a 45-minute morning walkout to stand in solidarity with the students of Marjory Stoneman Davis High School in Parkland, Florida, and to draw attention to the issue of gun violence. About four to five hundred students met by the flagpole in front of the school. Media were not allowed on the school property to photograph the event.
  Neuqua Valley High School students participate in a 45-minute morning walkout to stand in solidarity with the students of Marjory Stoneman Davis High School in Parkland, Florida, and to draw attention to the issue of gun violence. About four to five hundred students met by the flagpole in front of the school. Media were not allowed on the school property to photograph the event.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Senior Sara Torres, 17, holds a sign as she and fellow South Elgin High School students joined a national walkout Wednesday to protest congressional inaction on gun control in response to the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 teens and staffers dead.
Senior Sara Torres, 17, holds a sign as she and fellow South Elgin High School students joined a national walkout Wednesday to protest congressional inaction on gun control in response to the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 teens and staffers dead.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
A student makes a peace sign Wednesday during the Barrington High School students walkout in Memorial Park. Thousands of students across the suburbs protested against gun violence in schools.
  A student makes a peace sign Wednesday during the Barrington High School students walkout in Memorial Park. Thousands of students across the suburbs protested against gun violence in schools.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Barrington High School students walk down Main Street Wednesday as they head to Memorial Park. Thousands of students across the suburbs protested against gun violence in schools.
  Barrington High School students walk down Main Street Wednesday as they head to Memorial Park. Thousands of students across the suburbs protested against gun violence in schools.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Students hold up signs with names of the Parkland victims, at Conant High School in Hoffman Estates, during a walk out on Wednesday to protest gun violence.
  Students hold up signs with names of the Parkland victims, at Conant High School in Hoffman Estates, during a walk out on Wednesday to protest gun violence.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Barrington High School students walk down Hough Street Wednesday as they head to Memorial Park.
  Barrington High School students walk down Hough Street Wednesday as they head to Memorial Park.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Barrington High School students hold signs during their walkout in Memorial Park.
  Barrington High School students hold signs during their walkout in Memorial Park.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Bianca Saputra, left, senior, and Ailey Yamamoto, right, sophomore, held took part in the school walk out at Conant High School on Wednesday to protest gun violence.
  Bianca Saputra, left, senior, and Ailey Yamamoto, right, sophomore, held took part in the school walk out at Conant High School on Wednesday to protest gun violence.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
School officials estimate 2,000 Stevenson High School students participated in walkout against gun violence on Wednesday.
  School officials estimate 2,000 Stevenson High School students participated in walkout against gun violence on Wednesday.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Neuqua Valley High School students participate in a 45-minute morning walkout to stand in solidarity with the students of Marjory Stoneman Davis High School in Parkland, Florida, and to draw attention to the issue of gun violence. About four to five hundred students met by the flagpole in front of the school. Media were not allowed on the school property to photograph the event.
  Neuqua Valley High School students participate in a 45-minute morning walkout to stand in solidarity with the students of Marjory Stoneman Davis High School in Parkland, Florida, and to draw attention to the issue of gun violence. About four to five hundred students met by the flagpole in front of the school. Media were not allowed on the school property to photograph the event.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Barrington students walk along Hough St. In downtown Barrington to protest gun violence in the schools and across the nation.
  Barrington students walk along Hough St. In downtown Barrington to protest gun violence in the schools and across the nation.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Ariel Zavala, a senior at Neuqua Valley High School, shows her solitary bracelet during a morning walkout to stand in solidarity with the students of Marjory Stoneman Davis High School in Parkland, Florida, and to draw attention to the issue of gun violence.
  Ariel Zavala, a senior at Neuqua Valley High School, shows her solitary bracelet during a morning walkout to stand in solidarity with the students of Marjory Stoneman Davis High School in Parkland, Florida, and to draw attention to the issue of gun violence.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Glenbard North High School Junior Yael navarro participates in an off-campus walkout to Carol Stream's Town Center Wednesday morning.
  Glenbard North High School Junior Yael navarro participates in an off-campus walkout to Carol Stream's Town Center Wednesday morning.
Katlyn Smith | Staff Photographer
Barrington High School students hold signs during their walkout in Memorial Park.
  Barrington High School students hold signs during their walkout in Memorial Park.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Trisha Casper, 18, left, with megaphone and Sydney Bakal, also 18, in orange, talk to the crowd Wednesday during the Barrington High School students walkout in Memorial Park.
  Trisha Casper, 18, left, with megaphone and Sydney Bakal, also 18, in orange, talk to the crowd Wednesday during the Barrington High School students walkout in Memorial Park.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Mundelein High School students participated in Wednesday's walkout against gun violence.
  Mundelein High School students participated in Wednesday's walkout against gun violence.
Mick Zawislak | Staff Photographer
Mundelein High School students arried signs during Wednesday's walkout against gun violence.
  Mundelein High School students arried signs during Wednesday's walkout against gun violence.
Mick Zawislak | Staff Photographer
Round Lake High School students participated in Wednesday's walkout against gun violence.
Round Lake High School students participated in Wednesday's walkout against gun violence.
Courtesy of Round Lake District 116
Round Lake High School students participated in Wednesday's walkout against gun violence.
Round Lake High School students participated in Wednesday's walkout against gun violence.
Courtesy of Round Lake District 116
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