The St Francis RC School, Sangre Grande has “lost a family member” with the tragic death of teacher and mother of five, Margaret Guevarra. She was killed at home last Monday by a male relative who subsequently attempted suicide.
As the news reached the school, Brierley Street, Sangre Grande, the school supervisor was notified and a team from the Student Support Services Division of the education ministry was sent to the school.
An officer from the employee assistance programme visited, and moderator of the Sangre Grande/Coryal/Toco/Matelot Cluster, Msgr Michael de Verteuil was at the school. The school’s guidance counsellor and social worker interacted with children when they received the news from their teachers.