"The energy in the room shifted suddenly. It was palpable. Some members of our group gasped. Others started crying."
Earlier the day of the shooting, a teacher had discovered a drawing with a gun pointing at the words: “The thoughts won’t stop. Help me.”
"I opened the pamphlet and saw two simple sketches of a naked, genderless child, labeled 'FRONT' and 'BACK.' I choked up as I realized what I was meant to do."
Police say the 19-year-old gunman who shot and killed two people at a St. Louis high school purchased the AR-15-style rifle from a private seller.
Tenth-grader Alexandria Bell and 61-year-old physical education teacher Jean Kuczka died and seven students were wounded.
The shooting at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School prompted hundreds of students, faculty and staff to leave the building, many of them running.
Ethan Crumbley pleaded guilty to all 24 charges, nearly a year after the attack at Oxford High School in southeastern Michigan.
The firing comes five months after 19 children and two teachers died in a school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
Players lifted toddlers toward the basket during an event meant to brighten community members' spirits following the Uvalde school shooting.
Officers in the Texas town remain under intense scrutiny for their response to May's school shooting massacre.