An Aberdeen teacher died unexpectedly over the weekend.
The Aberdeen School District shared a statement regarding the death of 4th Grade teacher Tracey Harris, who passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2019, after a brief illness.
In a letter sent to parents from Robert Gray Elementary Principal Jamie Dunn, the district states, “All of us here at school are shocked and saddened by this news, but I want you to know that this staff came together in loving support of our students today, and most especially, we did our very best to be there for the students in her class.”
Harris joined the district this year, according to Superintendent Dr. Alicia Henderson, teaching 6th Grade at Stevens Elementary School last year after moving to the area from Twin Falls, Idaho. Harris had been a teacher for the past six years.
She was also Robert Gray’s Math Olympiad Coach.
Dunn closed her letter to parents with,
Dunn states that extra counseling support will be in place as needed.