A number of neighborhood occasions in remembrance of the Columbine Excessive Faculty tragedy have been scheduled, together with a day of service on April 20, the 20th anniversary of the mass taking pictures.
Jeffco Public Faculties and Columbine Excessive Faculty, in partnership with the Columbine Memorial Basis, Waterstone Neighborhood Church, Foothills Park & Recreation District – Clement Park, and The Rebels Challenge, introduced a schedule of occasions to “honor and keep in mind what occurred on April 20, 1999.”
Twelve college students and a instructor had been killed by two gunmen — college students on the faculty — earlier than the 2 teenagers dedicated suicide within the faculty library. An extra 24 individuals had been wounded.
A committee of volunteers from the taking part organizations and members of the family of these affected by the Columbine assault have deliberate the occasions, that are open to the general public.
Deliberate occasions are:
- 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 18 — “Columbine 20 Years Later: A Religion-based Remembrance Service”: A nondenominational service will convey victims’ households, survivors and neighborhood members collectively for prayer and reflection. Waterstone Neighborhood Church, 5890 S. Alkire St., Littleton. waterstonechurch.org
- 7:30 p.m. April 19 — “Neighborhood Vigil on the Columbine Memorial in Clement Park” will honor and keep in mind these impacted by the assault. Clement Park, 7306 W. Bowles Ave. columbinememorial.org
- Eight a.m.-noon April 20 — “Columbine Excessive Faculty World-Vast Day of Service”: Present college students and employees members will spend the morning serving in the neighborhood. Columbine articulation space colleges additionally will take part. Participation is restricted to present college students and employees members.
- 3-5 p.m. April 20 — “Remembrance Ceremony at Clement Park”: a neighborhood remembrance offered by Columbine households, present college students and alumni, and present and former employees.
Automobile parking at Clement Park might be restricted due to ongoing development and athletic actions. Organizers encourage individuals attending park occasions to take public transportation or carpool. Safety checkpoints might be arrange.
On April 20, Columbine Excessive Faculty is not going to be open to the general public. A number of non-public occasions are deliberate for 1999-2002 Columbine households, employees members and alumni. Admittance might be restricted to these with invites and safety clearance.