Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Student deaths prompt quick reactions from school crisis teams

 


Since classes started in September, a handful of seats have gone empty in classrooms across the metro area.

In September, a father killed his three teenagers before shooting himself in Minnetonka. Later that month, a Chanhassen senior died of a drug overdose. A pair of Lakeville students died in a pickup truck rollover the week after Thanksgiving. The day after Christmas, Columbia Heights siblings were killed in a snowy car crash.

Family tragedies ripple quickly to school buildings, where teachers and staff are increasingly practiced at making schools safe havens for mourning students. With crisis management plans, a majority of schools turn into command centers to help young people cope with grief they may have never before experienced.

http://www.startribune.com/student-deaths-prompt-quick-reactions-from-school-crisis-teams/364802541/

 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020