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Sandy Hook students return to school

Thursday, Jan 03, 2013 - 00:47

Jan. 3 - Almost three weeks after the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, more than 400 students from Sandy Hook Elementary School returned to classes at a refurbished school in a neighboring town. Sarah Irwin reports.

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The children of Sandy Hook Elementary return to school on Thursday - almost three weeks after a gunman killed 20 students - and six adults at their Newtown, Connecticut school. The more than 400 surviving kindergartners through fourth graders arrived at what was Chalk Hill Middle School - about seven miles from Sandy Hook in the neighboring town of Monroe. The school has been transformed from a middle school - to an elementary school - and features a new security system - with armed guards on duty for the first day. Their belongings from their old classrooms have been brought to the new ones - and counseling will be on hand. As many anxious parents accompanied their children to the school - snowflakes and decorations welcomed them - sent by thousands of children from across the U.S.

Sandy Hook students return to school

Thursday, Jan 03, 2013 - 00:47

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