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Connecticut Tragedy

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12/14/2012

Superintendent Mike Nelson sent the following letter to staff in response to the tragic school shooting in Connecticut:

I know we are all devastated by the news regarding the school shooting in Connecticut. The images greatly impact our hearts and heads. Our thoughts and prayers are with the staff, students and families who have been impacted by this senseless tragedy. I am thankful for the strong partnerships and relationships we have with our core agencies in Black Diamond and Enumclaw as well as the systems we have in place here in the district. It brings out the importance of being aware of the procedures we have in each of our schools.

I'm grateful to each of you for the way you'll handle the situation within your context. The safety of you and our students is of critical importance to me.

May we all continue to keep our friends in Connecticut in our thoughts.

Mike