School district says counseling available after stabbing of 14-year-old
RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - WEDNESDAY 4:30 P.M. UPDATE: The Washoe County School District sent out a message Wednesday afternoon saying counseling is available for students.
This is Principal Desiree Mandeville.
As you may be aware, one of our students tragically died over the weekend. We are deeply saddened by the loss to our school community and will make every effort to help you, your child and our school community grieve and heal.
This loss is sure to raise many emotions for our families and students. When our students returned to school, our counseling staff was available to talk with them and help them begin to process this sad news. Our counselors continue to provide support and resources to students and staff members as needed.
A Reno Police Department investigation is underway. As this is an ongoing police and criminal investigation, we must allow law enforcement to do its job to solve this crime and the school, as well as the Washoe County School District is unable to speak about any specifics.
Washoe County School District is cooperating with the Reno Police Department on their investigation to the fullest extent of the law. At the direction of WCSD Superintendent Susan Enfield, the district’s Office of the General Counsel has launched an investigation to make sure that all laws, polices and regulations were followed.
In addition, you may find other resources on our website at https://www.washoeschools.net/Page/3894
Please feel free to call our office if your student needs some extra help or assistance. Our number is 677-5499.
ORIGINAL STORY: The Washoe County School District is releasing a statement on the stabbing death of 14-year-old Chloe Edwards.
In a release they said:
“The Washoe County School District (WCSD) was notified about the tragic death of one of our North Valleys High School (NVHS) students over the weekend. This incident occurred off campus at a private residence. As this is an ongoing police and criminal investigation, we must allow law enforcement to do its job to solve this crime and are unable to speak to any specifics related to it.
WCSD is cooperating with the Reno Police Department on its investigation to the fullest extent of the law. At the direction of WCSD Superintendent Enfield, the district’s Office of the General Counsel has launched an investigation to make sure that all laws, policies and regulations were followed.”
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