Thursday, December 20, 2012
Each District 14 principal signed a letter to parents in response to the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut.
Deeply saddened, prepared and vigilant—that's how principals at Fridley Public Schools described their response to the Dec. 14, 2012 mass-shooting in Connecticut that killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary. Here is the text of the letter that each Fridley principal signed and sent to parents. (See also statements from other local schools and school districts: Spring Lake Park, Anoka-Hennepin, Columbia Heights, and Totino-Grace High School): Dear Parents and Guardians, We are deeply saddened by the tragic school shooting in Connecticut and our hearts and thoughts are with the families and community of Sandy Hook Elementary School. The safety of our students and staff is always our top priority and I would like to take …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Everything from ways you can help to local responses and reports from Newtown Patch—find it here.
News of the Dec. 14, 2012 shootings of 20 school children at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT has touched people across the country, including in Fridley. Here are links to related posts, first at Newtown Patch ... ... and at Fridley Patch: Several posts at Fridley Patch have advice on discussing the incident and related issues with children:
Friday, December 14, 2012
Reaction to Newtown school shooting from Fridley area, MN
Minnesotans in the Fridley area and across the state voiced sadness and sympathy in response to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT Friday. Here are a few of those statements. Add your comment below. Spring Lake Park Schools: "Our hearts go out to all those in the Newton, Connecticut school community affected by Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. We are all affected by news such as this, when tragedy visits a school in another state or anywhere. "So we wanted to take just a moment to remind you that providing a safe environment in each of our schools, and providing for the safety and security of our students and staff is always our number one priority. We care about these students as if they were our …