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Westside Schools approves new policy for honoring deceased students

Posted at 1:43 PM, Aug 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-21 14:46:04-04

The Westside School Board voted 5-0 Monday to approve a new policy on how students can honor their deceased classmates. 

According to our partners at the Omaha World-Herald, there will be no empty chairs at graduation, no school dances or football games dedicated to the deceased and memorial plaques "should be avoided." 

The policy also states that memorial services on school grounds will not be allowed.