Following the deaths of 28 people in Newtown, Conn., as an unbearable heaviness lingers across the country, Sally Higginson takes a moment to appreciate the everyday aspects of raising children.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Friday, December 14, 2012
Winnetka School District 36 says safety protocols are in effect.
School officials say safety protocols are in effect in light of the shootings earlier in Newtown, CT, according to an email from School District 36 Superintendent Dr. Thomas Hagerman. For many Winnetka residents, the Connecticut shooting is a dark reminder of a similar incident at Hubbard Woods School. In May 1988, Laurie Dann, a 30-year-old baby sitter, went on a violent spree at Hubbard Woods School, shooting wildly into a second grade classroom, killing an 8-year-old boy and wounding five others, NBC Chicago reported. “Obviously, when we hear about a tragedy such as this, it both serves as a reminder of our own experience many years ago at Hubbard Woods School, and also as an opportunity to reflect on the security measures that we …