The district has begun the difficult process of adjusting to life after the massacre in Connecticut.
The Cherokee County School District (CCSD) is putting plans in action that they hope will be able to prevent a mass shooting like the one that took the lives of 20 children in a Connecticut elementary school last Friday. The district has already sent a letter home to parents detailing the new plan for student safety going forward. According to CCSD spokeswoman Barbara Jacoby, this first step has already generated much positive feedback. Jacoby shared the following response from a parent with Patch: Parents who are concerned about their child's safety in district schools are encouraged to talk to the school principal about any ideas they have about improving security. Each school will be responsible for developing, "its own individual …
Police say a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., killed 27 people, including 20 children. See what the Cherokee County School District has in place to prevent such tragedies.
Friday, December 14, 2012
A shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school Friday morning left 27 people dead, including 20 children and six adults according to news reports. The Associated Press is reporting law enforcement officials have identified the shooter as Adam Lanza, 20. Lanza's mother taught kindergarten at the school and he allegedly shot and killed her before fatally shooting others. Newtown Patch reported that the gunman visited his family home in New Jersey before driving to the school. Lanza died at the scene of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Check Newtown Patch for updates in the school shooting throughout the day. Patch has reached out to the Cherokee County School district to see what policies and measures are in place to prevent a …