Extra counselors and administrators are at Charles Nash Elementary School in Fort Worth on Monday to provide support to students, staff and parents after the death of principal Pamela Day, the Fort Worth school district said.
Mrs. Day, who had been undergoing treatment for cancer, was prinicpal at the campus for 13 years, a school district spokesman said.
During her 23 year career in Fort Worth schools, Mrs. Day also served as principal at Sam Rosen Elementary, assistant principal at Manuel Jara Elementary and taught at Diamond Hill Elementary schools.
Extra counselors are also on staff at Hazel Harvey Peace Elementary School to help students dealing with the loss of student Garyon Wheatfall, who died Saturday of bronchial asthma, the school district said.
Counselors are also at two other campuses where Garyon's siblings attend school.