Students in an Olathe senior high school are grieving losing two class mates over the past weekend, and district authorities are providing counseling to devastated students.
Ciara Webb required her very own existence Friday mid-day inside her home, government bodies stated.
2 days later, another suicide was reported in Lenexa following a girl was around the railroad tracks within the road to an oncoming train 8:15 p.m. Sunday in Woodland Road and Prairie Star Parkway, police stated.
Cady Housh was moved for an area hospital where she died from her injuries.
The Lenexa Police Department with the Burlington Northern Railroad are looking into.
Both teens were juniors at Olathe Northwest Senior High School and both performed around the school's team.
After Webb's dying, all students required to social networking to talk about their discomfort including Housh. She tweeted it had become the worst weekend of her existence.
Olathe Northwest Principal Gwen Poss detailed the district's efforts to assist students cope inside a letter told to go home to oldsters on Monday, and advised parents to speak to their kids Monday evening concerning the tragic occasions.
"Please possess a sincere conversation together with your student about these tragedies and particularly about suicide. Have this conversation together with your boy or daughter tonight - you realize them best. Request them the way they feel, be non-judgmental and steer clear of any gossip associated with particulars from the deaths or even the causes, " Poss authored. "Keep communications open and keep high supervision and understanding of the location. It will likely be crucial that you are carefully monitoring your student's social networking makes up about messages being sent or received."
Poss authored the staff was briefed at 7:30 a.m. Monday about Webbs dying, and students were advised within the first hour. Students were informed about Housh's dying within the second hour.
Advisors, social employees, school researchers yet others were available, and Poss authored that lots of students required benefit of the help. Students were permitted to their parents and a few checked their kids from school during the day. Students in New You are able to on the band trip will also be receiving support.
"Counseling and support will still be readily available for any students in need of assistance through the week, " Poss authored.