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Albert Lea Area Schools Mourn the Passing of Three Students Since the Start of the School Year

Albert Lea Area Schools Mourn the Passing of Three Students Since the Start of the School Year

We ask that everyone keep the student's families, our students, staff and the Albert Lea community in their thoughts and prayers during these difficult times. The students and staff will react in different ways to the death of one of our school community members. We all should expect and try to understand that there will be a variety of emotions and responses to what has occurred. The most important thing we can do is to be supportive and encourage the open expression of feelings. Our teachers and counselors have been briefed on our plans and have received guidelines for discussing death and reactions to it. There will be district personnel available to students who need special attention and support. We will try to maintain as normal as possible.

Madison Mann 
April 13, 2008 - August 26, 2020 (age 12)
Maddie passed away after injuries sustained from an ATV accident.

James Amarosa lll 
February 18, 2003 - August 27, 2020 (age 17)
Jimmy passed away unexpectedly as a result of a car accident.

Job Sanchez
June 17, 2004 - September 9, 2020 (age 16)
Job passed away from complications related to pneumonia.
Job's passing was not related to COVID-19