Taylor elementary is affected by young boy’s tragedy
The recent tragedy that took a young boys life and put another in critical condition is affecting friends, family and even the young boy's school.
Tyler, the young boy who's currently in critical condition at the children's hospital in Denver, attends the preschool program at Taylor Elementary.
Classmates and faculty are offering both their support and prayers for the boy and his family.
The spokesperson for the school, Christy McGee says schools aren't just buildings with desks and books, but also act as a community or family.
When tragedy strikes, schools, just like families cope together and provide support for each other.
And that's exactly what Taylor Elementary is doing.
"There definitely is that thought in the back of everyone's head, that there's a tragedy that's impacted one of our students. And we need to come together and emotionally support people as well as academically. So it's how can we emotionally support kids, and students and staff in the way that they need to so that we can continue our academic mission," said the school district spokesperson, Christy McGee.
The district wants to support students and staff in any way possible and is currently evaluating the tragedies impact on schoolmates and faculty.
They're taking a close look at what needs to be done on an individual or class-room basis.
The school has counselors available for any students or staff that know the family or young boy.
They're encouraged to take advantage of the counseling in this tough time and get any help they may need.
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