Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Students from la Loche High School out at Least a Month after Shooting

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Students from la Loche High School out at Least a Month after Shooting

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Shooting school closed until at least Feb. 22

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LA LOCHE, Sask. - An official says there's no firm date for when students will return to a northern Saskatchewan high school where two people were shot to death.

Ken Ladouceur, director of education with the Northern Lights School Division, says Feb. 22 is the earliest the La Loche school could reopen.

That would make it more than a month since a teacher and an aide were killed at the school and two brothers were shot to death at a home in the remote community.

It would also be the same day that a 17-year-old boy charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder is to appear again in court in Meadow Lake, Sask.

Ladouceur says decisions still need to be made as to how "learning will resume in La Loche."

A parent says safety at the school is the main concern for him and other parents as they prepare their children to return to a building with such horrible memories. …

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