Local high school expanding 9/11 education


>>I THINK IT’S ALL ABOUT NOT
FORGETTING.>>HANNA WILLIE WAS JUST 6 DAYS
OLD ON 9/11, BUT THIS ROCKLAND
HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR HAS A
CONNECTION AND UNDERSTANDING OF
THAT DAY THAT’S DEEPER THAN MOST
HER AGE. THIS IS HANNAH HERE BEING HELD
BY HER AUNT SUSAN MACKAY. SUSAN WAS ON AMERICAN FLIGHT 11.>>THAT WAS THE LAST PICTURE
TAKEN OF HER BEFORE SHE PASSED
AWAY.>>9/11 WAS THE SINGLE DEADLIEST
TERROR ATTACK IN HISTORY.>>SOON OTHER STUDENTS HERE IN
, ROCKLAND WHO MAY NOT KNOW THE
DAY LIKE HANNAH DOES, WILL BE
OFFERED A MORE COMPLETE
UNDERSTANDING OF THOSE EVENTS
THANKS TO THIS NEW VIDEO MADE POSSIBLE BY THE MASSACHUSETTS
IT WILL BE ADDED TO THE TEACHING
CURRICULUM IN ALL FRESHMAN
HISTORY CLASSES.>>WITH MY STUDENTS, I WANT THEM
TO UNDERSTAND THE IMPACT IT HAD
ON OUR NATION. GREG ROWE TEACHES 9TH GRADE
WORLD HISTORY. WITH HISTORY BOOKS REDUCING THE
ATTACKS TO JUST TWO PARAGRAPHS
HE SEES ACCESS THIS POWERFUL
, TEACHING TOOLL AS AN
ADDITIONAL DAY OF LEARNING FOR
HIS STUDENTS. IS IT HARD FOR A HIGH SCHOOL
FRESHMAN TO UNDERSTAND THIS
TOPIC?>>IT IS.>>JOHN HARRISON WAS JUST A
JUNIOR IN HIGH SCHOOL 18 YEARS
AGO. TODAY, HE’S ROCKLAND HIGH SCHOOL
PRINCIPAL AND GRATEFUL TO THE
9/11 FUND FOR FOCUSING ON THE
VICTIMS AS WELL AS THE EVENTS.>>IT COMES AT THE END OF THE
HISTORY BOOKS, BUT IT’S JUST AS
IMPORTANT AS ALL THE OTHER
EVENTS WE LEARN ABOUT.>>AS YOU CAN SEE TOMORROW IS
PICTURE DAY HERE AT ROCKLAND
HIGH SCHOOL. THEY’LL MENTION THE ATTACKS OF
9/11 DURING THE MORNING
ANNOUNCMENTS. THE GOAL IS TO KEEP THE

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