FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 26, 2022
Charlottesville High School Students Staging a Walk-Out This Afternoon
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville High School students are staging a walk-out today at 1:00 PM in solidarity against gun violence and to honor the victims of the recent school shooting in Texas. Melbourne Road will be closed from Charlottesville High School to the John Warner Parkway between 1:00-2:00 PM this afternoon.
Charlottesville Police Department officers will be present to assist with traffic detours. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area if possible.
Deputy Director of Communications & Public Engagement
City of Charlottesville