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    District Responds to Las Vegas Tragedy
    Posted on 10/02/2017

    The tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday has left our nation in a state of grief and shock. We know our students are likely feeling the effects, too. They may be feeling sad, scared, confused or even angry.

    Mental health experts tell us to support children by limiting exposure to media that is developmentally appropriate as well as listening to and talking with them. We encourage you to check in with your student and see how they are handling this tragic situation.

    We have prepared the following list of resources that are helpful in discussing troubling events with children:

    Every day, the staff of Seattle Public Schools strives to provide a learning environment where all feel safe, respected and engaged. In times like these, we come together as a community to show unity, love and respect for one another.