Townville Elementary School closed until Thursday

A Townville Elementary student looks out of the window of a school bus as she and her classmates are transported to Oakdale Baptist Church, following a shooting at Townville Elementary in Townville Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. A teenager killed his father at his home Wednesday before going to the nearby elementary school and opening fire with a handgun, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said. (Katie McLean/The Independent-Mail via AP)

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – Townville Elementary student’s homes were sent a voicemail through the alert system that they use to communicate with parents that the school will not reopen until Thursday October 6.

Grief counselors will be brought in to train teachers with what they need to know for the students who will be returning…answering questions, etc. on Tuesday.

There will be a beefed up law enforcement presence during the week at the school and on the playground to help reassure students and parents.

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