Latham School starts a new chapter

The first day in the new mobile classroom for Rachel Swillum and the third and fourth grade students at Latham R-V School.

The first day in the new mobile classroom for Rachel Swillum and the third and fourth grade students at Latham R-V School. Photo by David Wilson.

The 60 Latham R-V students moved into four temporary mobile classrooms Monday, Feb. 28, "Starting a New Chapter" according to a bulletin board in the fifth and sixth grade classroom of teacher Diann Lawson.

The main school building burned in December just before the Christmas break. Operating in the Pilot Grove Baptist Church facility until the mobile classrooms were in place and modified for the needs of the students, school has continued.

photo

Latham students are directed to their classrooms on the first day back on campus after fire destroyed the main building. They have been meeting at the Pilot grove Baptist Church since the first of January.

photo

Demolition of the Latham School building, destroyed by a fire in December, is nearly completed and the process of cleaning a preparing the site for the planned new building.

photo

"Starting a New Chapter" on the bulliten board in Deann Lawson's fifth and 6th grade classroom refers partially to reading but also to the first day in the new classrooms at Latham R-V.

For more of this story check out the March 2 issue of the California Democrat.

Comments

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Please review our Policies and Procedures before registering or commenting

| California Democrat>