Teachers, students of fire-damaged Henrico propagandize need reserve …
March 23, 2017 - School Supplies
HENRICO, Va. — An random glow in a automatic room during Baker Elementary School caused poignant repairs to a roof and quickly left hundreds of students and staff in limbo.
Air scrubbing apparatus has been deployed to purify a atmosphere in a building, yet propagandize officials aren’t certain accurately when Baker will reopen.
In serve to a propagandize cleanup there`s also a devise to get students behind on lane and propagandize complement leaders pronounced people and organizations are fervent to help.
Teachers were not means to go in and get any reserve from inside their classrooms after a fire.
Community Organizer Ricky Johnson, of The Ricky Johnson and Friends Organization, skeleton this weekend to lift parents, and village members together to collect reserve for a school.
“Of march training and preparation can`t stop when tragedy happens,” Johnson said. “We are seeking village to step adult and present during any one of a partner stores during Five Below, or Walgreens this week and we`ll have a outrageous expostulate during these stores…this entrance Saturday from 9 to 4 p.m.”
Johnson pronounced in this vicious impulse he hopes to convene as many as probable to assistance students, who for now have been reassigned to 3 opposite schools.
“For a kids during Baker this is home and carrying to adjust to a new place, we wish to make it as easy as probable in sequence for them to make this transition,” he said.
Students had dual days off and will be going behind to propagandize Wednesday during a following schools:
Pre-K and students in a Early Childhood Special Education Program will temporarily attend propagandize during a New Bridge Learning Center, 5915 Nine Mile Road.
Students in grades K-2 will temporarily attend Mehfoud Elementary School, 8320 Buffin Road.
Students in grades 3-5 will temporarily attend Varina Elementary School, 2551 New Market Road.
School hours for Baker students will sojourn a same: 8:10 a.m.-2:40 p.m.
“These schools were identified since they have accessible classroom space, so no students who now go to those schools will be disrupted,” pronounced Henrico County Schools Spokesman Andy Jenks.
Parents like Zena Keys felt a bit some-more during palliate after training what was going on and where her daughter will be going.
However, she’s endangered with teachers not carrying reserve and anticipating a village can help.
“They aren’t means to go in and get any reserve or anything that they already had in a classrooms,” pronounced Keys.
If you’d like to help, we can possibly make a financial concession or present propagandize supplies. Here is some-more information from Henrico County School officials:
In response to village inquiries about ways to assistance Baker Elementary School students and staff redeem from a fire, there are now dual ways to help: make a financial concession or present equipment of propagandize supplies. A glow on Sunday, Mar 19 caused poignant smoke-and-water repairs to classroom reserve and tyro materials during a propagandize during 6651 Willson Road in eastern Henrico County.
For tax-deductible financial donations, a Henrico Education Foundation has announced a creation of a Baker Elementary School Emergency School Supply Fund. Donations can be done by going to a secure portal on a foundation’s website, henricofoundation.org.
For donations of propagandize reserve and classroom materials, a Henrico County Council of PTAs is organizing a supply drive. Items can be forsaken off during a categorical offices of a 3 schools where Baker students are temporarily assigned:
– Mehfoud Elementary School, 8320 Buffin Road, Henrico, Va.
– Varina Elementary School, 2551 New Market Road, Henrico, Va.
– New Bridge Learning Center, 5915 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, Va.
A list of indispensable equipment is below. For some-more information about donating propagandize supplies, hit Cean Gilliland with Henrico County Public Schools during firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funds and reserve will be used to yield a endless materials Baker students, staff and expertise need to continue learning.
Baker Elementary School: Needed tyro supplies:
– Pocket folders
– Loose cover paper
– Glue Sticks
– Colored pencils
– Washable markers
– Dry-erase markers
– Hand sanitizer
– Composition books
– Resealable zipper-style bags (sandwich and gallon sizes)
Baker Elementary School: Needed clergyman and classroom supplies:
– Large pads of paper for classroom easels
– Sticky notes
– Vinyl folders
– Small rugs for reading centers
– Desk organizers
– Clear tape
– Masking tape
– Pens in several colors
– Gift cards for additional supplies
Also acquire are treats for teachers, such as snacks, Keurig-style coffee pods and bottled water.
For serve information or to coordinate smoothness to Baker Elementary School proxy locations, hit Cean Gilliland, HCPS PTA liaison, during 804-652-3694 or by emailing email@example.com.