• There are just no words.  Below you will find a link to the National Association of Educating Young Children that you may find helpful in helping your child understand this tragic event that unfolded in Ulvalde TX on 5/24/22.
    May their hearts be forever remembered in ours.
    Credit to these write-ups goes to Sean Detrich, from his piece on May 24th, 2022, which begins 
    "Nineteen kids came romping up the golden staircase...." 
    You can find it on his Facebook page.  
    It provides a moment of peace.
    Ms. Garcia taught at Robb Elementary School for 23 years. She died using her body to shield her students from gunfire. She was found with students still cradled in her arms. Two days after the attacks, her grief-stricken husband passed from a massive heart attack. 
    Ms. Mireles taught fourth grade. She was trained in special education. She taught for 17 years. Her children idolized her. She was the woman responsible for integrating students with developmental disabilities into regular classrooms at Robb. She, too, leapt in front of gunfire for her students.
    Jose Flores, 10. Jose is a baseball lover. He had just received an honor-roll certificate a few hours before the shooting. 
    Uziyah Garcia, 9. Uziyah is crazy about football. He can catch any pass you throw at him. 
    Amerie Jo Garza, she turned 10 a few weeks ago. She is a jokester and loves art. She, too, was on the honor roll. 
    Xavier Lopez, 10, known for his sense of humor. He loves dancing. Before the shooting, he was looking forward to school letting out for summer so he could go swimming. 
    Annabell Rodriguez, 10, and Jackie Cazares, 10. They’re cousins. 
    Rojelio Torres, 10. He’s whip-smart little boy. His face could light up entire continents. 
    Eliahana Torres, 10. A softball phenom. She was looking forward to playing in the final softball game of her season on Monday.
    Jailah Silguero, 10. She loves making videos for her friends. The night before the shooting, she said she didn’t want to go to school the next day.
    Jayce Luevanos, 10. Before he died, every morning he would wake up and made his grandparents a pot of coffee. The family dog was obsessed with him.
    Ellie Garcia, 9. Her favorite colors are pink and purple. She enjoys cooking, and makes a mean chalupa. 
    Nevaeh Bravo, 10. Her name is “heaven” spelled backward.
    Lexie Rubio, 10, loves sports. She received a good-citizen award shortly before the shooting. She wanted to become a lawyer someday. 
    Makenna Elrod, 10. Blonde. Loves gymnastics, dancing, and singing. Wild about animals. 
    Alithia Ramierz, 10, enjoys art, and is very good at painting. A ray of sunlight in a dark world. 
    Layla Salazar, 10. Each morning when her father drove her to school in his pickup, he played “Sweet Child O’ Mine” on the radio. Layla knew all the words.
    Tess Mata, 10, she was saving up a container of her dollar bills for the family’s upcoming trip to Disney World. 
    These names shall be forever remembered from Newtown CT.
    Please take a moment to say each name aloud, as they lost their life at
    Sandy Hook Elementary School 
    December 12, 2012
    Anne Marie Murhpy, 07/25/60

    Emilie Parker, 5/12/06

    Jack Pinto, 5/06/06

    Noah Pozner, 11/20/06

    Caroline Previdi, 9/7/06

    Jessica Rekos, 5/10/06

    Avielle Richman, 10/17/06

    Lauren Russeau, 6/1982

    Mary Sherlach, 2/11/56

    Victoria Soto, 11/4/85

    Benjamin Wheeler, 9/12/06

    Allison N. Wyatt, 7/3/06

    Charlotte Bacon, 2/22/06

    Daniel Barden, 9/25/05

    Rachel Davino, 7/17/83

    Olivia Engel, 7/18/06

    Josephine Gay, 12/11/05

    Ana M. Marquez0Greene, 4/04/06

    Dylan Hockley, 3/8/06

    Dawn Hocksprung, 6/28/65

    Madeleine F. Hsu, 7/10/06

    Catherine V. Hubbard, 6/8/06

    Chase Kowalski, 10/31/05

    Jesse Lewis, 6/30/06

    James Mottioli, 3/22/06

    Grace McDonnell, 12/04/05