Storm Damage Update: Students must transfer schools

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Griffith Students Attending Ferguson Middle For Rest of School Year

Because of Storm Damage Griffith is Unsafe

Because of the damage from the tornado that hit Ferguson last Friday, Griffith Elementary School,located at 200 Day Drive in Ferguson, has been declared  unsafe to use for the rest of this school year.

As a result, school will be held at a different location.  Starting Moinday, April 25, teachers and staff were asked to report to Ferguson Middle School at their regular time. Ferguson Middle School is located at 701 January Ave., in Ferguson.

Parents ahave been asked to have their kindergarten through sixth-grade children travel to Griffith the way they normally would.

Bus riders will be picked up from their regular stops and driven to Ferguson Middle School.

Students who walk or who are dropped off at school should come to Griffith, and they will be taken to Ferguson Middle on shuttle buses.

Classes will not be cancelled, and children will keep the same teachers. Parents are welcome to contact Robin Witherspoon, principal of Griffith Elementary School,  at Ferguson Middle, to learn more about this transition.  A letter was b eing sent home with students  sharing more information.

“I want to personally thank Griffith’s parents, students and staff for their flexibility and patience during this time of transition and for supporting Griffith Elementary School,” Witherspoon said.

Because of the damage from the tornado that hit Ferguson last Friday, Griffith Elementary School,located at 200 Day Drive in Ferguson, has been declared  unsafe to use for the rest of this school year.

As a result, school will be held at a different location.  Starting Moinday, April 25, teachers and staff were asked to report to Ferguson Middle School at their regular time. Ferguson Middle School is located at 701 January Ave., in Ferguson.

Parents ahave been asked to have their kindergarten through sixth-grade children travel to Griffith the way they normally would.

Bus riders will be picked up from their regular stops and driven to Ferguson Middle School.

Students who walk or who are dropped off at school should come to Griffith, and they will be taken to Ferguson Middle on shuttle buses.

Classes will not be cancelled, and children will keep the same teachers. Parents are welcome to contact Robin Witherspoon, principal of Griffith Elementary School,  at Ferguson Middle, to learn more about this transition.  A letter was b eing sent home with students  sharing more information.

“I want to personally thank Griffith’s parents, students and staff for their flexibility and patience during this time of transition and for supporting Griffith Elementary School,” Witherspoon said.



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