Francis Howell School District - Accredited with Distinction in Performance


School/Community Relations   

Sadly, the death of a student, former student, or staff member is an event that may occur at any time. Temporary memorials can provide students the opportunity to give testimony to their peers, as well as learn how to direct their generosity to grieving family members. The opportunity to participate in temporary activities and projects can help students and staff come to accept the finality of their loss. An initial memorial site will be designated by the administrator where flowers, poems, pictures, stuffed animals, etc. can be displayed in an area where those who wish not to be reminded can easily avoid that location. Memorial items will be removed after the family funeral in a way that permits presentation of these symbols of caring to the family.

Originally Adopted October 2012