x
Breaking News
More () »

Cleveland's Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports and more | Cleveland, Oh | WKYC.com

Warrensville Heights students create Black Lives Matter mural outside of high school

The students came together to create a painted sign outside of the high school.

WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, Ohio — Students at Warrensville Heights High School have united to show solidarity for the Black Lives Matter movement. 

High-schoolers painted a large mural on the drive-through just in front of the school, writing "Black Lives Matter" in the school's colors. 

The school district, which touts famous alumni including Arsenio Hall and Yvette Nicole Brown, wrote in a Facebook post on Wednesday "scholars and staff at Warrensville Heights High School found a way to state loudly and clearly that Black Lives Matter through a public art installation outside of the HS." 

The school district said that the board was aware of the painting and approved the mural. 

Local company, Sherwin Williams helped to supply paint for the students to complete the art. 

RELATED: 'Black Lives Matter' mural painted outside Trump Tower in New York City

RELATED: Two people charged with hate crime for vandalizing Black Lives Matter mural in California

RELATED: Black Lives Matter mural defaced in Cleveland

RELATED: Cleveland's East 93rd Street becomes canvas for new 'Black Lives Matter' mural; GALLERY