• controversial mascots Oct 24

    Watertown High School Votes to Change Mascot

    Watertown High School has selected its new mascot, the Warriors, after the Board of Education voted to retire its Indians name this winter. Watertown is the latest town reacting to a years-long controversy and discussion about how such names can be considered offensive and harmful. The decision was made by students in grades 8-12 and faculty made the announcement earlier…

  • controversial mascots Jul 13, 2020

    Local High Schools Debate Controversial Mascot Names

    Over the past year, schools have reacted in different ways to controversial nicknames and mascots.

  • Guilford Jun 30, 2020

    Guilford School Board Votes to Change Mascot

    The Guilford Board of Education voted Monday to change its mascot from the Indians. At a special meeting Monday, all nine board members voted in favor of accepting the recommendation to change toe Guilford High School mascot. Superintendent Paul Freeman had asked the board to put it to a vote. He said he believes the decision to make the mascot…

  • Guilford Jun 26, 2020

    Effort Underway to Change Guilford Mascot

    The Board of Education held an online public forum Thursday about whether they should change their mascot from the Indians.

  • Guilford Jun 26, 2020

    Effort Underway to Change Guilford Mascot

    People in Guilford voiced strong opinions Thursday night about the fate of Guilford High School’s mascot, the Indians. The Board of Education held an online public forum about whether they should change or keep it. The majority of those who spoke favored changing the mascot, saying it doesn’t honor Native Americans and is offensive. “I feel that it is...

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