TH – Local News Article.
One of those is my son’s school. Don’t you think they should call the parents and let us know, give us a head’s up? If only to deal with the possible emotional ramifications of it all?
I mean, I dealt with having my daughter in school on 9/11, in Brooklyn. And she wasn’t near it, so of course that helped a little bit. But this (the Dubuque incident) was right there, and they had good reason to be concerned. But now parents have to help their kids process it.
If they told the kids, they may be rattled. If the kids see it in the paper and they were NOT told, they’ll feel betrayed by the adults who take care of them in school. Either way, parents and guardians have to deal with this.
I hope they at least have a note going home with them, in case some parents didn’t get the news by time they see their children.
I love that school and wouldn’t change, but I would have liked to be in the loop.
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