Students and educators from Crestline Elementary School, which burned down last month, received a boost to their spirits Friday afternoon, when Washington Gov. Jay Inslee visited and promised to help them get a new building as soon as possible.
Cascade Park — Donations continue to flow in from the community to help Evergreen Public Schools in the wake of the February fire that destroyed Crestline Elementary School. Here are some of the latest contributions:
Not much is left among the charred remnants of Crestline Elementary School. A hollowed-out gymnasium, seared school books and memories — while seemingly scrapped in the cold, damp ash — are fuel for the fire's investigation.
Evergreen Public Schools Superintendent John Deeder on Tuesday night said the district plans to have Crestline Elementary School students and staff under one roof beginning in September. He made the announcement to a packed audience during a school board meeting.
As fire investigators continue to sift through the charred rubble of the remains of Crestline Elementary School, leveled last week after an early-morning blaze, a question emerges: Could the same thing happen to another school?
A worn copy of "The Velveteen Rabbit" faced out from a box marked for first-graders, one of many book-filled boxes in a conference room at the Evergreen Public Schools' administrative offices. Copies of Nancy Drew mysteries and "Bridge to Terabithia" were in boxes marked for older students.