Connecticut school shooting victims -- Dawn Hochsprung, school principal, among dead

Connecticut school shooting victims -- Dawn Hochsprung, school principal, among dead

Newtown : CT : USA | Dec 14, 2012 at 4:05 PM PST
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Principal Dawn Hochsprung just implemented new security measures in the Sandy Hook Elementary School but sad to know she was among killed in the Connecticut school shooting on Friday morning.

The horrifying school massacre left 27 people dead; including 20 children, 7 adults including the shooter.

Dawn Hochsprung, 47, is a mother of two describe herself on Twitter as "Principal, Sandy Hook School Newtown, CT." is active tweeting in her school activities, her two last tweet dated just yesterday, Dec. 13.

"Setting up for the Sandy Hook nonfiction book preview for staff... Common Core, here we come!".

Retweeted this from @charlesdumais, "Very good read - Nine Ways Successful People Defeat Stress - … #cpchat"

Hochsprung recently installed a new security system to ensure student safety, as reported by CNN. She sent a letter this fall to parents at Sandy Hook Elementary School, stating that every visitor would be required to ring the doorbell at the front entrance after the doors locked at 9:30 a.m.

Among the rules are parents and visitors had to report directly to the main office and sign in. Even be asked for photo identification if staff didn't recognize them.

Among Connecticut school shooting listed dead is school psychologist Mary Sherlach, 56, of Trumbull, Conn., who began working at the school in 1994.

She is married for 31-years to financial consultant Bill Sherlach, Sherlach was a mother of “two beautiful daughters,” who are both in their 20s, according to her biography on the school website.

Also slain was kindergarten school teacher Nancy Lanza, 52, the mother of 20-year-old son Adam Lanza who has been identified as the shooter that staged the bloodbath before killing himself.

The saddest part of the tragic shooting claims young lives with 20 children ages 5-10 dead. There is one child injured who was brought to the hospital. Reports suggested that majority of the dead children is from the kindergarten room of the suspect's mother Nancy Lanza. But the shooting victim list of names has yet to be released by the police until all the families involve are notified.

Confirmed List of Dead in the shooting both victims and the suspect through Social Media. (Not the Official List from Authorities)

1) Dawn Hochsprung - 47-year old School Principal

2) Mary Sherlach - 56-year old school psychologist

3) Nancy Lanza - 52-year old kindergarten school teacher and mother of shooting suspect (report: she was found dead at her house - not in school)

4) Adam Lanza - 20-year old shooting suspect who later killed himself

Update 10:17 am ET Saturday - Two 6-year old girls identified via MailOnline

5) Grace McDonnell - 6-year old, described as 'utterly adorable' and 'full of life'. She had eyes so blue and hair that was so blonde that friends thought she looked like a 'little doll'.

6) Jesse Lewis, 6, Jesse’s father Neil Heslin told the New York Post that he dropped his son off at school that morning and planned to return in the afternoon to join parents in the holiday tradition of making gingerbread houses.

7) Ana Marquez-Greene - 6-year old, just transfered in June from Winnipeg, Canada. Canadian jazz musician Jimmy Greene. She has a brother inside the school, reportedly a Grade 3 student, escaped without physical harm. (Sunnews)

8) Victoria Soto - 27, First grade teacher, died shielding her students from madman Adam Lanza according to Daily Telegraph

9) Rachel Davino, 29, school staff

10) Anne Marie Murphy, 52, school staff

11) Lauren Russeau, 30, teacher

12) Charlotte Bacon, 6-year-old

13) Daniel Barden, 7

14) Olivia Engel, 6

15) Josephine Gay, 7

16 )Dylan Hockley, 6

17) Madeleine Hsu, 6

18) Catherine Hubbard, 6

19) Chase Kowalski, 7

20) James Mattiolo, 6

21) Emilie Parker, 6

22) Jack Pinto, 6

23) Noah Pozner, 6

24) Caroline Previdi, 6

25) Jessica Rekos, 6

26) Avielle Richman, 6

27) Benjamin Wheeler, 6

28) Allison Wyatt, 6

Connecticut shooting victims released by the Newton Coroner's Office. Rueters tweeted, "BREAKING: Twelve girls, eight boys, six adult women killed in Connecticut school shooting: medical examiner"

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Dawn Hochsprung - 47-year old School Principal - Sandy Hook Elementary School (Photo CNN)
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