By: Erica Byfield
So, teachers and staff ushered the more than 500 elementary and Head Start students to
Dr. Green adds, "There is no danger of any fire what so ever but there is still a lingering smell in the rooms so were going to go ahead and send the children home."
Two parents I talked to Thursday say they couldn't be happier about how smoothly the evacuation and notification process worked.
"The school did a wonderful job and they were safe mostly having a ball down in the gym at Immanuel," mentioned Jenny Bratten the mother of a kindergartener.
"I feel safe having my daughter here; I work for the school system so I know they'd take the proper precautions and procedures to keep the kids safe."
Students whose parents could not break away from their jobs to pick up their children were bused home. Teachers and staff accompanied the students on the buses and dropped them off door to door to make sure there was an adult home to care for them.