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State superintendent statement on shooting outside Mount Horeb school



State superintendent statement on shooting outside Mount Horeb school
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MADISON — State Superintendent Dr. Jill Underly launched the next assertion concerning the capturing and lockdown earlier at the moment in Mount Horeb.


“My coronary heart broke at the moment with the information of the capturing and dying outdoors of Mount Horeb Center College. I’m unhappy for the good sense of hysteria and trauma triggered for college kids, college employees, and the group, and all of us on the Division of Public Instruction stand able to assist in any method we are able to.


“Our colleges must be welcoming locations for all college students, they usually have to be protected locations for all college students and employees.


“I need to particularly thank the group’s college employees and first responders in your fast motion that doubtless saved lives. I’m so grateful for regulation enforcement, medical personnel, and district personnel in responding shortly and making certain the security of our college students.


“I additionally need to acknowledge how forthcoming the college district was with data, protecting the group updated and giving confidence college students had been being stored protected. Thanks to Superintendent Steve Salerno and all of the district’s educators and leaders.”


The Wisconsin Division of Public Instruction is sharing these publicly out there assets for colleges, educators, and households, to assist course of and navigate this second.


  • The Wisconsin Division of Public Instruction has a one-page useful resource supposed for households to assist course of grief and traumatic occasions.
  • The DPI’s Scholar Companies/Prevention and Wellness group has a devoted webpage with content material associated to high school security and disaster response.
  • The Wisconsin Division of Justice’s Workplace of College Security (OSS) has assets to help restoration after colleges are impacted by or uncovered to a disaster occasion.
    • The OSS offers free session, greatest follow steering, an unlimited useful resource library of handouts & communication templates, intervention suggestions, and native Essential Incident Response group deployment upon request.
    • Interventions are evidence-based and tailor-made to the wants of the college group. You’ll be able to request OSS disaster response and restoration help by contacting OSS at 1-800-MY-SUSO-1 (1-800-697-8761), or by emailing them at [email protected] 24 hours a day, one year a yr.

NOTE: A headshot for publication of Dr. Underly might be discovered on the Wisconsin Division of Public Instruction’s web site.