A school in Houston, damaged by Hurricane Harvey, will get some welcome help thanks to students at a school in Rock Island. Wednesday donations collected at Eugene Field Elementary will be loaded, then leave for Texas on Friday.
The move to a new building is going smoother than expected for some Moline children and their teachers displaced by a fire. That's the opinion of Moline Superintendent Lanty McGuire, two days after transferring 270 students and 20 staff from Franklin Elementary to the former WIU building on 60th Street.
One week after a fire closed a Moline school, students and staff have moved to a temporary site. Monday morning, Franklin Elementary re-opened in the former Western Illinois University building on 60th Street in Moline, overlooking John Deere Road.
Classes could resume as soon as early next week for students and teachers at Franklin Elementary School in Moline. The school has been closed since Monday because of a fire last weekend that cause significant damage throughout the building.
Three years after it closed, a buyer may have been found for the former Western Illinois University campus in Moline. On Sunday, college trustees will hold a special meeting in Macomb to "consider the sale of the University's former 60th Street campus."
Saint Ambrose University is preparing to celebrate the latest addition to its campus in Davenport. On Friday, it will hold a blessing, dedication, and ribbon-cutting for its 20 million dollar Wellness and Recreation Center.