Officials at Russell High School in Russell, Kan., have cited safety concerns as the reason they removed memorials to 14 students and former students who have died. But the move isn't sitting well with some members of the community.

"Some students in school who feel like they don't have much going for them—they see this nice plaque up for a student," said assistant superintendent David Couch. A student could draw the conclusion that "this is some way I can get remembered," Couch said.

The 14 pictures, plaques, and other items

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