WHITMAN — The following statement is from Whitman-Hanson Regional School District Superintendent Jeffrey Szymaniak:
“We were extremely saddened to learn of the tragic death of the mother of two of our high school students last night in a fire at their home in Hanson.
“On behalf of the entire Whitman-Hanson School District, we offer our sincerest and heartfelt condolences to the family and their loved ones during this difficult time.
“Counseling services will be made available to all students by email or using google voice/text. To schedule an appointment to speak with a counselor, please call one of the phone numbers listed on the district’s website: https://www.whrsd.org/central_administration/district_departments/student_services.
“While we are not currently able to be in school, we will all be there to support the family with whatever they need and encourage other members of the school community to do so as well.”