When leaders of the Maplewood Neighborhood Association first suggested the organization counter persistent gang issues by donating money to a ...
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February 5, 2013
Ellsworth Elementary School fifth-graders Julia Papke, 11, left, and Jaspreet Sahota, 11, work in the library to make a sign welcoming 90 Crestline Elementary first-graders to their school. The banner will be hung at the school entrance to welcome the Crestline students on Thursday. "I'm excited to share our school with kids who need our help," Jaspreet said. Crestline was destroyed by fire on Sunday.