ONTARIO SCHOOL DISTRICT

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Pioneer Changes Its Mascot

When the Pioneer PTO readied to buy the fifth graders their annual T-shirts which would feature the school's mascot, a pirate, students in Carol Collins's class slowly but surely began to voice their disdain for a mascot that was mean, lived near the ocean, and had a reputation for attacking people.

A campaign (featuring posters and persuasive speeches) to change the school's mascot to the Pioneer Prairie Dogs followed, successfully.