Monday, December 17, 2012
The district also sent a letter to parents on Friday, offering condolences and words of advice to parents.
In order to continue to provide resources and assistance to Robbinsdale Area Schools families, school counselors will be present in all ISD 281 elementary schools on Monday as students return to class after a shooter killed 20 children at Sandy Hook Elementary School last Friday. Robbinsdale Area Schools officials also took to Twitter Monday morning to offer resources to parents who are struggling to communicate the news with their children. A link to the Fred Rogers Company provided information on discussing tragic events with children. School officials also posted a PDF with information from the National Association of School Psychologists about talking about violence with children. Related Articles:
Friday, December 14, 2012
Robbinsdale Area Schools officials gave tips to parents for talking with their children about the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
In a letter to parents, Robbinsdale Area Schools shared words of sympathy for those parents on the East Coast who are mourning the senseless loss of their children. Newtown Patch reported that 27 people are dead as a result of a school shooting that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. In the letter, school officials wrote: You have no doubt heard by now about the tragic school shooting at a Connecticut elementary school earlier this morning. It will blanket the airwaves this evening and in the coming days. We are deeply saddened by this tragedy; our heart and thoughts go out to the victims, their families and the entire community of Newtown, Connecticut. The safety and well-being of our students and staff is of …
Golden Valley resident and District 44B Rep. Ryan Winkler took to Twitter, along with other locals, to offer thoughts on Friday's tragic shooting at a Connecticut elementary school.
In the wake of a shooting that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, Golden Valley resident and 44B Rep. Ryan Winkler and other local businesses and officials are turning to Twitter to offer condolences and bits of advice to those parents who are trying to talk to their children about the horrific event. According to the Associated Press, 27 people are dead, including 18 children, as a result of a shooting at the school. For up to date information on the shooting, visit Newtown Patch. At noon, Winkler tweeted: I have no greater fear than an elementary school shooting. Our gun debates are dumb--question is why do we have so much senseless violence? At about 12:45 p.m., Winkler offered some resources for those parents who …