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South Albany High School may change mascot

South Albany High School is looking to change their mascot to be more inclusive. And the school is asking for the public's input.

Posted: Feb. 8, 2018 1:19 PM
Updated: Feb. 8, 2018 1:19 PM

ALBANY, Ore. -- School officials are reviewing South Albany High School's mascot and are asking the public for their opinion.

According to the school's website, the Rebel mascot may possibly be changed. They said the school wants the symbol to be more inclusive.

The school district hired a consultant to collect input from community members about the mascot. Principal Brent Belveal said they will be taking public input in February.

Three public forums are scheduled for Feb. 20, 21, and 27. There are only 75 seats per forum and people will need to sign up online in advance.

Public forum will be held from 6:30 pm to 8 pm in the South Albany High School's Commons Building.

  • Tuesday, February 20
  • Wednesday, February 21
  • Tuesday, February 27

You must sign up online to attend. Click here to be taken to the online registration.

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