MRH students, teachers take part in day of silence in support of LGBTQ students


Maplewood Richmond Heights students and teachers on Friday took part in a GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network) day designed to bringing awareness to the silencing effects of anti-LGBTQ name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools, according to a student-produced video.

Science teacher, Kathleen Dwyer and coordinator of educational exploration and apprenticeship, John Capuano (not speaking) explained the purpose of the day in the video.