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Havre High students pledge to end the ‘R-word’


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Havre High School students joined a nationwide effort to stop derogatory language when the high school Key Club joined local Special Olympians to have people sign a computerized pledge to "End the R-word." Students signing the pledge during the "End the R-word Day" event, set up in the foyer of the high school, said saying "retard" or "retarded" should never happen, whether it is referring to people with developmental disabilities or not. Justin Jensen, who had just signed the pledge, said he did not believe he had ever called someone a "retard." "That's just not a nice thing to say," he sa...

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