Equity is a leading core value at Tulsa Public Schools and that value guides not only the ways that we engage in the classroom and in the workplace, but also the symbols and icons that we use to reflect who we are. Across this school year, we will begin engaging with two of our school communities about their school mascots: the Webster Warrior and the Central Brave. This work will be led by a community committee made up of representatives from each school including parents, students, and staff, alumni from the schools, community members, and members of our Indian Education parent committee.
The members of the committee will work to build understanding around the meaning of mascot to school community, the history of school and mascot, understanding of cultural awareness, and the larger implications of Native American mascots.
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