Saugus High School Students Return to School After Mass Shooting

Ameera Butt
December 02, 2019 - 8:07 am

Students and faculty returned to Saugus High School Monday morning almost two weeks after a mass shooting that killed two students and wounded three others.

The two victims, 15-year-old Gracie Anne Muehlberger and 14-year-old Dominic Blackwell, were remembered in a vigil recently.

Security will be tight, and there will be fewer entrance points for teens returning to Saugus High Monday. This is their first day of classes since the November 14th shooting.

The gunman, Nathaniel Berhow, who turned 16-years-old on the day of the shooting Nov. 14, later died after shooting himself in the head.  Berhow was a student at Saugus High School.

He reportedly used a "ghost gun," or a gun that is untraceable and unregistered, in the shooting.

Monday morning, students spoke to media and said they know healing will take a very long time: