Dear SLPS Community
Jury decision in the case of the shooting of Michael Brown is likely to be
announced soon. While we have no idea
what the decision will be, the announcement will result in a wide range of
emotions and reactions by students, staff and the community.
preparation of the decision, the District has been working to review its safety
and security measures and emergency response plans. Our main priority during any potential crisis
is to ensure the safety of our students, families and staff.
events present a safety concern for our students and staff, the District will
take necessary measures to address them.
unfolding before our eyes and as educators we will keep in mind that our
primary focus throughout these events must be teaching and learning. There will be many different opinions about
the Grand Jury decision and it is imperative that we remain professional and
respectful at all times. Our students and
families are counting on us to provide direction and leadership. While academic
achievement is always our primary focus, these events require us to be more
than just educators. We must be examples
of a true caring community.
is a proud and caring community. As we
all work together we will move forward and become even better.
Adams, Ph. D.