The president was responding to their message thanking him for consoling their community.
Football coach Steve George and teacher Bob Pattison wrote a note to the president on a white-board in the classroom that was used as a staging area before Obama's speech at Sunday's memorial service for the 20 children and six adults slain on Friday. They thanked him for coming to help their community heal and much to their delight, he wrote back.
"Myself [and] pattison left a note to president Obama on my board and he responded!! Here is his response," George tweeted.
"You're in our thoughts and prayers," the president wrote on the white-board.
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