Media: Community members protest against removal of Cowboy as Hills’ mascot

Meeting in Hills' parking lot, participants held signs calling for defunding the Board of Education.

Protests against the removal of the Cowboy as Pascack Hills' mascot.
[Editor’s note: Click here for the original coverage about the removal of the Cowboy and the Indian as the mascots of Pascack Hills and Pascack Valley. Click here to leave a comment with your thoughts on the decision.]

On June 23, Pascack Hills alumni, students, and community members participated in a protest calling for the reversal of the Board’s decision to remove the Cowboy as Hills’ mascot. Meeting in Hills’ parking lot, participants held signs calling for defunding the Board of Education, waved the American flag, and unfurled a banner in support of President Trump patched to say “Make Hills great again.” Below are photos and videos from the protest.

Stephen Schmidt
Maeve Rossig
Jared Mitovich
Stephen Schmidt
Protests against the removal of the Cowboy as Pascack Hills’ mascot.
Kristen Brown
Protests against the removal of the Cowboy as Hills’ mascot.
Maeve Rossig
Protests against the removal of the Cowboy as Pascack Hills’ mascot.

 

 

 

 

 

Stephen Schmidt
Protests against the removal of the Cowboy as Pascack Hills’ mascot.
Stephen Schmidt
Incoming principal Tim Wieland and incoming assistant principal Charleen Schwartzman arrive on scene at protests against the removal of the Cowboy as Pascack Hills’ mascot.
Stephen Schmidt
Protests against the removal of the Cowboy as Pascack Hills’ mascot.
Stephen Schmidt
Protests against the removal of the Cowboy as Pascack Hills’ mascot.
Stephen Schmidt
Protests against the removal of the Cowboy as Pascack Hills’ mascot.
Jared Mitovich
Protests against the removal of the Cowboy as Pascack Hills’ mascot.
Jared Mitovich
Protests against the removal of the Cowboy as Pascack Hills’ mascot.
Jared Mitovich
Protests against the removal of the Cowboy as Pascack Hills’ mascot.
Jared Mitovich
Protests against the removal of the Cowboy as Pascack Hills’ mascot.
Jared Mitovich
Protests against the removal of the Cowboy as Pascack Hills’ mascot. 
Jared Mitovich
Protests against the removal of the Cowboy as Pascack Hills’ mascot.