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A letter regarding the tragic shooting in Newtown, CT

Dear Parents,

In the wake of today's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the BKW School District expresses their deepest condolences to those impacted by this heartbreaking event.

The district would like to offer the below resources for talking to your children about school violence. We hope that these tips help our students discuss and cope with this terrible tragedy. Please reach out to your school’s principal if you need further assistance communicating about this violent and menacing event with your kids.

Talking to Kids About the News (

When the News Gets Scary (Parent Today)


Superintendent Dr. Paul Dorward and the BKW District Staff