• A Teacher's Gunshot Wound Kit Helped Save A Saugus Student's Life

    25 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    A teacher's gunshot wound kit saved a freshman girl during the Saugus school shooting
    As our kids continue to be terrified at the prospect of a shooting happening at their school, teachers are also afraid - and doing all they can to prepare. The account of a young choir teacher from Saugus High School, the location of our nation's most recent school shooting , is both harrowing and horrifying.
    We can and should do better, America. Our kids and their teachers deserve so much better.
    The New York Times tells the story of Kaitlin Holt, a 26-year-old choir teacher at Saugus High, where...
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  • Students Armed Themselves With Scissors During Yesterday's School Shooting

    25 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Students at Saugus High School armed themselves with scissors
    As the U.S. witnessed yet another school shooting yesterday, this time at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita , more details are emerging about the harrowing experiences of those in the gunman's path.
    Two students were killed and three others were injured after a 16-year-old assailant, who is a student at the high school, pulled out a handgun from his backpack and opened fire in the quad, shooting five students nearby and then shooting himself in the head. He survived and is currently being treated at a local hospital.
    My heart...
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