In a solemn announcement today, Kemp Independent School District (Kemp ISD) revealed the occurrence of a tragic accident within the school community. The incident, which transpired on Wednesday, November 15, has left the district mourning the loss of a student.
The thoughts and deepest sympathies of Kemp ISD are extended to the bereaved family and friends of the student, as well as to all students and staff affected by this heartbreaking and incomprehensible loss. The district community joins in prayer for the full and speedy recovery of additional Kemp High School students involved in the accident and their families as they navigate these challenging circumstances.
During this difficult time, Kemp ISD emphasizes the importance of unity and support within the community. The district is committed to providing necessary resources and assistance to all those affected by this tragedy, acknowledging the profound impact on students and staff alike.
To aid in the emotional healing process, counselors and support staff will be available at Kemp High School starting Thursday, November 16, offering guidance, emotional support, and a safe space for processing these challenging emotions. Kemp ISD encourages any student or staff member in need of assistance to reach out. Additionally, parents and guardians are urged to engage in open conversations with their children, reassuring them that support is readily available.
As a district, Kemp ISD reaffirms its commitment to supporting each other through this trying time. The call is for the community to come together, lean on one another, and extend deepest care and compassion to all those affected by this tragic event.