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SOUTH WHITLEY Ââ€” â€śWe offered our kids a lot of T.L.C.,â€ť said South Whitley Elementary School Principal Bruce Hansen at Tuesdayâ€™s school board meeting.
Hansen shared with Whitko Community School Corporationâ€™s Board of School Trustees that after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, faculty at SWES was briefed and a safety drill, which was already planned, was held.
â€śWe worked hard to reassure the kids that they are safe,â€ť said Hansen. â€śWe gave out a lot of hugs.â€ť
According to Hansenâ€™s observations, there was a greater number of parents who brought their children to school rather than sending them by bus.
â€śIt was a tough day for our staff, but that just shows how much they really care about our students, â€ś Hansen said to board members.
â€śAfter the day was over, I felt good and the staff felt good that we were able to handle everything in the right way.â€ť
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