It's back to school for Christiana Elementary School students. They'll get in one day of classes Friday before the entire county school system goes on spring break next week. Rutherford County Schools spokesman James Evans confirmed by email that Christiana Elementary will re-open after being shuttered two days after high winds caused substantial roof damage Tuesday night.
Christiana Elementary School will remain closed on Thursday. Rutherford County Schools spokesman James Evans tells NewsRadio WGNS the school will remain closed to allow teachers another day to get their classrooms back in order before students can return. Temporary roof repairs have been completed. They intend for Christiana Elementary to reopen on Friday.
Christiana Elementary received roof damage as during a powerful thunderstorm Tuesday evening. While students, staff and parents were at the school for parent - teacher conferences, there were no injuries.
Christiana Elementary School sustained substantial roof damage when severe storms pushed through Tuesday. It happened around 5:30, when students, parents and staff were inside for parent-teacher conferences. Thankfully, no one was injured when a large section of the roof was peeled off and blown into the parking lot. The school will be closed Wednesday while repairs are made.
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