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Student in Distress, Police On Site

Dear families,

This letter is to let you know that a student experienced a period of distress at school today. Staff called Hamilton Police Service and they arrived at the school. The student received support.

Your child may have witnessed this activity. We want to make you aware of this incident in case your child mentions it to you, or if you wish to have a family conversation about it.

We want you to know that student health and safety is of the utmost importance at Helen Detwiler. We also thank the staff for their leadership and students for their cooperation.

Please see the resource Tips for adults supporting children and youth after distressing events.

If you have any questions, please contact the school office.


Thomas Ro


Updated on Thursday, April 28, 2022.
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