Ally Boyle, a Jewish senior at Arapahoe High School, had just left school Friday afternoon, looking forward to the weekend, when the unthinkable happened.
Another Arapahoe senior, Karl Pierson, had entered the school building, armed. He shot and critically injured a student and Ally’s friend, Claire Davis.
Ally, whose family belongs to Congregation Emanuel, went to Israel this past summer on IST. She is the daughter of Kathy and Ed Boyle.
She tells the Intermountain Jewish News about her experience last Friday, and her reaction since the tragedy: