Trash bags filled with a rainbow of second-hand shoes have piled high in the halls of Meadowlark Elementary as they sit waiting for a new purpose.
Meadowlark Elementary Principal Stacy Lemelin shows how windows leaked during a Sept. 7 storm that dumped more than an inch of rain on the city. A bond being considered by voters would repair infrastructure in most elementary schools in School District 2.
All over the district, years of accumulated deferred maintenance have created frustrating problems for teachers and custodial staff members.
Meadowlark Elementary Principal Stacy Lemelin shows where water was leaking from the roof during rain storms this summer.
Meadowlark Elementary principal Stacy Lemelin shows a smart board that was damaged from a leaking roof.
It was the last day of school on Friday and as Susan Mettler’s students at Meadowlark Elementary got ready to leave their kindergarten classroom for the last time, they gathered for a few pictures.
Meadowlark Elementary kindergartner Avery Hein rolls down a snowbank during recess Friday.