Extraordinary bravery is ordinary for teachers.
Like the rest of the nation, I was shocked and saddened by the horrific events in Newtown that took the lives of 20 innocent children. What did not surprise me were the actions of the teachers and school personnel who died trying to protect them. We have all heard the stories by now — the principal and school psychologist running into gunfire in an effort to disarm the lunatic who invaded their school, the teachers who died protecting their students, and the students who did not die because of the quick thinking and bravery of their teachers. Of all the adjective others would use to describe me, brave is not on the list. However, as a teacher, I am certain I would have done the same as the teachers did in Newtown. I’m not saying this …
Information about the victims, the investigation and scheduled visit by President Obama to Newtown on Sunday.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, December 17, 2012
Newtown, Conn. authorities have identified the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, and on Saturday released their names to the media. Reporters and editors from Newtown Patch have been covering the tragic story from all angles. Here are several articles with the latest updates from the scene including a link with information about how you can help the victims' families. First Funerals Set for Monday and Tuesday for Sandy Hook Victims How to Help Families Affected by Newtown School Shooting Medical Examiner: Newtown Shooting Victims Suffered 'Devasting Set of Injuries' Photos from Sandy Hook School Shooting The Victims: Police Release Names of 20 Children, Six Adults Killed in Newtown School Pyschologist Mary …