Sunday, March 4, 2012
A community time of prayer to support Chardon is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday at the Solon High School auditorium.
The Solon community will unite on Sunday to send good wishes to Chardon in the wake of the tragic high school shooting. A community time of prayer called "Solon Stands with Chardon -- May Love Prevail" is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday in the Solon High School auditorium, according to Scott Low, pastor at Solon United Methodist Church. Low said that Solon High students received red and black ribbons at school on Friday and that ribbons were passed out at locations around town on Saturday. MORE CHARDON COVERAGE:
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Beachwood's longtime "Coach I," whose grandson was a victim of the Chardon shooter, is a mentor to so many. Could a role model like him have helped TJ Lane?
I had not thought about Dom Iammarino, my Beachwood High School General Business teacher, in a long time. I was not the kind of student who kept in touch. I barely kept in touch when I was actually attending Beachwood 30 years ago. I moved away. I have probably written 10,000 checks since Mr. Iammarino - "Coach I" to pretty much everyone at the school, especially his wrestling team - taught us how to fill out the "pay to the order to" section. Come to think of it, I should have thought of Coach I every time I paid a bill. I have been thinking about Coach I since Monday, when I found out his 16-year-old grandson was the first to die in the shooting at Chardon High School. A school shooting is an unspeakable tragedy, anytime and anywhere. …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Stop by the Solon Community Center at 7 p.m. tonight to sign a card for families in Chardon affected by Monday's school shooting.
The Solon Early Childhood PTA will have a poster tonight for anyone who would like to sign and leave sentiments for the families in Chardon affected by the recent high school shooting. The SECPTA meeting is at 7 p.m. tonight at the Solon Community Center.
Solon Superintendent Joe Regano and the school board responded to the tragedy in Chardon.
In the wake of Monday's shooting at Chardon High School, Solon School officials said the tragedy underscores the importance of reporting threats and suspicious behavior. The Solon School Board talked about the shooting Monday, offering condolences to the Chardon community and discussing Solon's preparations. After news of the shooting broke, Solon Police immediately sent officers to the schools. Students were informed about what had taken place and a letter was e-mailed to parents. Superintendent Joe Regano said the school districts' close relationship with the Solon Police and the Fire Department helps them stay as prepared as possible for an emergency. "I don't know what else our safety departments can do to make us as safe as possible…
Monday, February 27, 2012
Chardon High School shooting spurs police presence, notes of reassurance to area parents
A student is dead and four others injured after a student opened fire at Chardon High School in Geauga County this morning. School districts in the area responded quickly, sending notes to parents and students reassuring them of their own safety practices in the event of a dangerous situation. MORE: See below for area school district's reactions, and watch throughout the day as more reactions are added. Beachwood City Schools Superintendent Rich Markwardt sent an email to parents just before 10 a.m. noting that the students practiced lockdown drills with Beachwood Police earlier this year and that officers were dispatched to keep an eye on Beachwood schools when the news broke this morning. In a note to Beachwood High School students …
Three students have died and two students were injured in a shooting at Chardon High School Feb. 27. Follow our Storify account of the incident.
Police presence at the schools was increased this morning as word broke about the shooting in Chardon.
Solon Schools sent out a note to parents concering the school system's reaction to the shooting in Chardon. Here is the note in its entirety: Dear Solon Schools’ families: With the tragic events occurring in Chardon this morning, we wanted to communicate with you as a reminder that the district has extensive crisis plans in place to respond in emergency situations. Several aspects of those plans automatically kicked into place this morning. For example, the Solon Police Department was in touch with us immediately and officers were dispatched to the high school and throughout the district. Our crisis planning is done in conjunction with our Solon safety forces and police presence around all of our schools is a part of those plans. The Solon…
How do you address this news with children?
A student is dead and four students are injured after a shooting at Chardon High School, WKYC reports. Parents rushed to the schools to make sure their own children were ok, and tearful reunions were broadcast on local TV news reports. In light of these events, do you worry about your kids safety? Take our poll. How do you explain these kinds of events to your kids? Tell us in the comments.