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Arapahoe High group encourages Berrendo students to ‘find joy’

January 26, 2014 • Local News

Visitors file into Pearson Auditorium for the Stand Together, Heal as One program as students from Arapahoe High School in Colorado paid a visit to console students from Berrendo Middle School, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo)

A group of students from Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo. visited with Berrendo Middle School students and families Saturday to offer support following the Jan. 14 shooting at the middle school.

Arapahoe saw its own school shooting Dec. 13, when senior Karl Pierson shot student Claire Davis and killed her, before turning the gun on himself.

The 15 Colorado teenagers who came together on the stage of Pearson Auditorium provided Berrendo students with advice for getting through the trauma of a campus shooting.

“In order to find healing and to find a new normal, you have to find joy,” Arapahoe student David Courtney told the audience.

The high schoolers advised Berrendo students to look to their families, school and Login to read more

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One Response to Arapahoe High group encourages Berrendo students to ‘find joy’

  1. Rose says:

    It is so awesome to see our Berrendo family and those in other states such as Colorado come together to begin the healing process much smoother

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