The past couple of weeks have been a constant worry for
The good news is his family is alive, but they lost their homes and the family dog has died.
"My family is alright, it took us a while to contact them because of the typhoon," said Tagayuna. "It's basically like, electricity is off, the water and all that stuff."
Tagayuna said had the typhoon moved a couple miles the other direction, his family would have been killed.
"The island we lived in was right beside, that island that the eye of the typhoon struck, so it was still basically strong, but we are all right," said Tagayuna.
Now, the students of
The students participated in "I'm zipping it for ShelterBox," where they were asked to maintain silence to honor the people of the
"I want our students to know that they are part of a global community, not just a community in
The students feel the tragedy of one of their own.
"I think it is horrible. I think what they are going through is really tough for them," said Ellie Kenney, an 11th grader at
"They have so many trials to deal with and it's very traumatic for them to have to deal with the problems that they are," said Logan Pfaff, a 12th grader at
The school raised more than $500 dollars for ShelterBox.
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