Brennan Linsley/AP Loveland High School in Colorado still uses "Indians" as its mascot. While Lovelandâs mascot is still the Indians the school logo is no longer depicted as a Native American. A new report from the U.S. Department of Education highlights how students are affected by seeing such mascots. LOVELAND â Two Loveland schools are retiring their Native American mascots after years of community debate and a petition by high school students to remove images they consider racist and demeaning to the Native American community. In September 2020, the Thompson School District Board Of Education voted unanimously to change Loveland High School's long-standing Indians mascot due to its negative portrayal of Native Americans. All references to the mascots will end by Aug. 31, 2021, according to the Loveland Reporter-Herald. With seven thumbs up during a virtual meeting, Thompson School District Board of Education members said during a work session Thursday that at their Sept. 2 meeting they will vote to change the mascots for both Loveland High School and Bill Reed Middle School. The Thompson School District Board of Education voted unanimously last week to retire the Loveland High School Indian mascot and the Bill Reed Middle School Warrior mascot. The days of the Loveland High School Indian are numbered. Loveland voted before the school year started to retire âIndiansâ and has already approved a ... At Arapahoe High Schoolâ¦ The Thompson School Board voted unanimously Wednesday evening to remove the Indian mascot from Loveland High School and the Warriors mascot from Bill Reed Middle School. Both Loveland High School and Bill Reed Middle School have chosen wolves as their new mascots.After a public process that included input from 700 residents at the middle school and 2,100 at the high school level, the new mascots are the Loveland High School Red Wolves and the Bill Reed Wolfpack. LOVELAND, Colo. -- Two Loveland schools are retiring their Native American mascots after years of community debate and a petition by high school students to â¦ However, a petition was created June 27 to remove the Loveland mascot â¦ LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) â Two Loveland schools are retiring their Native American mascots after years of community debate and a petition by high school â¦ A new report from the U.S. Department of Education highlights how students are affected by seeing such mascots. Brennan Linsley/AP Photo High school students walk into Loveland High School, past a sign at the entrance bearing the image of the school mascot, an American Indian, in Lovelandâ¦ The school principals revealed the mascots at the school board meeting this week. We believe that the best way to preserve our school's history and culture while respecting Native Americans is to reach out to one of Colorado's Native American tribes and ask for permission â¦ Some schools have already decided to make change their mascots.