VIDEO: 18-year old Rockingham county public school student stood up to VA school board about recent book ban

Not one, not two, but 57 books were "temporarily removed" from Rockingham County Public Schools. Rex Fritz, a Broadway High School senior, is standing up to the school board's decision by speaking out.

@vadogwoodnews Not one, not two, but 57 books were "temporarily removed" from Rockingham County Public Schools. Rex Fritz, a Broadway High School senior, is standing up to the school board's decision by speaking out. #rockinghamcountyps #rockinghamcountyva #virginianews #bookbans #bookban #education #publicschoolstandards #schoolstandards ♬ original sound - The Dogwood

By Amie Knowles

February 1, 2024

Not one, not two, but 57 books were “temporarily removed” from Rockingham County Public Schools. Rex Fritz, a Broadway High School senior, is standing up to the school board’s decision by speaking out.

@vadogwoodnews Not one, not two, but 57 books were "temporarily removed" from Rockingham County Public Schools. Rex Fritz, a Broadway High School senior, is standing up to the school board's decision by speaking out. #rockinghamcountyps #rockinghamcountyva #virginianews #bookbans #bookban #education #publicschoolstandards #schoolstandards ♬ original sound – The Dogwood

  • Amie Knowles

    Amie is Dogwood's community editor. She has been in journalism for several years, winning multiple awards from the Virginia Press Association for news and features content. A lifelong Virginia resident, her work has appeared in the Martinsville Bulletin, Danville Register & Bee and NWNC Magazine.

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