Nashville, Tennessee (WKRNMore) — Covenant School in Nashville, Tennessee, ever-growing list No school wants to participate. The school Scene of mass shooting Three students and three staff members died on Monday.
School officials in the situation have offered assistance to the grieving community, including former Columbine principal Frank DeAngelis.
In 1999, two gunmen opened fire at Columbine High School, killing 30 people and injuring many more. Since then, he has killed 175 people in 15 shootings linked to US schools and colleges, including Columbine. The analysis database Compiled by The Associated Press, USA Today, and Northeastern University, it tracks the shootings, including at least four deaths, without counting the shooters.
“One of the things I learned pretty early on is that the whole community can go through it, but how people handle it,” says DeAngelis. “And some people feel the need to talk about it, and some people say, ‘I don’t want to talk about it. I’m going to help, and there will be some people in between.”
Nearly 24 years after the Columbine High School shooting, DeAngelis continues to lead the Principal Recovery Network, a team of school leaders who find themselves at the scene of gun violence.
DeAngelis would like to provide resources for The Covenant School, such as providing a ‘Principal’s Recovery Guide’. Recovery guides cover topics such as re-enrolling in school, working with the media, and ultimately offer tips from those who have been there before.
DeAngelis said he also recognizes the complexities of the school shooting.
“One of the unfortunate things that happened at school was the loss of a leader. [Dr. Katherine Koonce]and now someone comes in, but it’s very similar to what happened at Sandy Hook,” DeAngelis said.
DeAngelis challenged everyone not to give up. “I refuse to be hopeless, I refuse to give in.”
The shooter was identified as Audrey Hale, 28According to Metro Police, Hale was a former student at the school and had no criminal record.
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